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skeleton boy

September 21, 2013
By stillheartless PLATINUM, Eugene, Oregon
stillheartless PLATINUM, Eugene, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"I love you. I love you. I send this message through my fingers and into his, up his arm and into his heart. Hear me. I love you. And I'm sorry to leave you." -Jenny Downham

suck in.
his ribs stick
out like piano
keys and
i could break
him in

step on.
he has bags
under his eyes,
and i don't think
his frail frame
can carry them.

two bites.
his eyelashes
touched his cheeks
before they
falling out.

thirty squats.
i can curl
my fingers
around his wrist
with ease
and he

skip lunch.
he is cold,
and i am too
my jacket will
always be his
in the end.

locked door.
i can hear him
in the bathroom,
and i am not
allowed in.

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on Dec. 4 2013 at 8:12 am
NewBeginnings PLATINUM, Alexandria, Virginia
28 articles 0 photos 30 comments

Favorite Quote:
Love is getting a big wet kiss from a dog even though you locked him in a cage all day

A beautiful peice. Dark and expolarative. Absolutley beautiful.