dust storm

September 15, 2016
By , Fort Kent, ME

you will forever remain on your golden throne in my brain. with my heart in your left hand, and hers in the other. mine shall be rotted and blackened in your worn down hands, while hers is red and fruitful. you clench your left hand and my heart, like dust, slips through your fingers. you now have two hands for her heart, two hands to protect and admire her. all the while my remains lay in a pile at your feet, waiting to be swept up and put back together again like that old puzzle you never use that just sits in the corner of your closet. the grime collecting on the top has surely hidden all our ancient fingerprints from when we used to take it out on storm days, when the lightning ripped the sky in two and you just pulled me close and joked that i entered your life like that, in a shattering boom of shockingly beautiful light and illuminated the world. surely now your view on my storm-like being has been revised to the thunder aspect, just the first sign a storm is coming. a distant sound of agony, always just out of reach. over time, i gained the ability to look in the mirror with the knowledge of why storms are named after people.

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Yinky12321 said...
Sept. 30, 2016 at 5:35 pm
Beautiful, touching words. Amazing talent you have. ❤️
Silverfang said...
Sept. 28, 2016 at 12:36 pm
Well dang...that was pretty deep. The thing is I don't like love/romance stuff but this seems somewhat touching.
signed-anonymous replied...
Sept. 28, 2016 at 8:23 pm
I wrote this for the sole purpose of relieving myself of the weight thinking about the happening was adding to my shoulders, email me to talk further on it? :)
Silverfang replied...
Sept. 29, 2016 at 11:15 am
We could talk at school. _A_ragon_R_ohan_Y_efmir_A_rwen_N_orth. Get the clue? :)
signed-anonymous replied...
Sept. 29, 2016 at 6:21 pm
oh Aryan! hello! it's really nice to hear feedback from you. we'll talk first thing tuesday!
ela8fortkent said...
Sept. 27, 2016 at 4:52 pm
What passion is shown here in your writing. I can feel the sorrow or agony. I think the emotional and energetic side of this piece allows us to have quiet and think- to untangle the tight knots of our own passion. Great job!
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