i said your eyes were black.i.i said your eyes were black.7 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
your goodbyes over the phone
hurt my ear and it reminds me of getting
my ears pierced even though i
darling boy, i have nonexistent
holes in me.
i have stars but no moon. there's no
point for stars with no moon,
and we spent the night eating smarties
until we couldn't feel our tongues,
watching bad horror films in different
languages. no matter how
we pressed our numb taste buds
to each other's the feeling never came back.
your car is the embodiment of you; small, compact and gray.
you have the skeleton of a bat hanging on
your rear-view and a scabbed tattoo on
your stomach and this summer, you're going to
i'll miss you but i have two strips of black tape over my lips.
instead of an 'x', they make a 'y'.
sometimes under sunlight your car looks more blue
than gray, but today the sky was cloudy.
i talk a lot about plot but my life is missing one.
the word 'unhealthy' makes me think of your eyes and
white powder in a sewer drain. your pinky