“When time was just a line you fed me when you wanted to stay” -Joanna News

April 1, 2013
By Jump4thesun SILVER, Los Angeles, California
Jump4thesun SILVER, Los Angeles, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Jump for the sun- we may not land on the sun but at least we would get off the ground"-Zora Neale Hurston.
"Our task is to take this earth so deeply and wholly into ourselves that it will resurrect within our being."
Rainer Maria Rilke

"I’d woken up early, and I took a long time getting ready to exist."
Fernando Pessoa


Give me the
“how are you?”
the
“it’s been a long time since”
give me your mouth
your palm,
let us greet
palm and mouth
and know
one another
I lost you
somewhere
in your coin slot eyes
and
unsettled mouth
somewhere
along the “I love yous”
and “I want yous”
the “hold me closers”
and “meant to be’s”
I lost you, I lost me,
you slowly became blurred
the edges of my heart
folded into themselves
under the flames
I can love you
I can
but only when it’s dark out
only when it’s night
when you are all silhouette
when I don’t have to face the
desert of your eyes
I don’t have to watch them
dart from mine
I can love you again
I can
as long as you stand
80 feet away from me
at all times
so I can love
your outline
so I can
imagine what your eyes
and mouth
look like
and not have to taste, touch or see them
I can remember what your eyes were
when they closed
what they were
upon opening
how they swum my heart
in seas
I couldn’t fathom
the depths of
your impression is still
imbued upon me
I’ll be a palimpsest
of forgotten love
an old stone
covered in moss
your memory
photosynthesizing
greenery upon my black back
I can
I can
love you again



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