dying to feel alive.we are the living.dying to feel alive.5 years ago in Philosophy & Perspectives More Like This
we are the revolutionaries finding adventures on the tip of our frost-bitten noses, the pirates braving the raging ocean, the radicals setting our veins on fire. we are the buccaneers stealing hearts and leaving names behind, the insurgents tearing apart continents and draining the mighty rivers.
we are the rebels causing riots in the middle of the streets, the mutineers screaming songs at the top of our lungs, the bandits writing poems in all caps or with none at all. we are the ones making rules just to break them, slashing paint across canvases and calling the wounds art, tearing up roses to plant wildflowers because we can't stand to see beauty so trimmed and refined.
we are the ones who believe in beauty that's raw and half-ugly, that's stumbling with scraped-up knees and chapped lips. we are the ones who believe in art that's vulnerable and shaken, that's hoarse and gritty, that's not polished and kept in a vault but covered in sand and strewn across foggy beac
How to Feel Alive.Speak as if you are cradling sugar in the curve of your tongue.How to Feel Alive.4 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
Wear lipsticks with colors named
Wonder how many times they can give different names
to the same fucking color.
Smile with your teeth. Make it
like brandishing a knife.
Understand that the fingers that caress necks can
break them, and yours are no different if you
really think about it.
Run your finger along your hipbone,
and find no dust after years of living, untouched.
Wonder how this is possible, wonder how years of this is possible.