AlabamaAlabama9 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
I lay tangled up in beating organs
and wrapped up in your arms,
your teeth tugging at the oxygen rushing through the veins in my throat.
I want to breathe you in
until my lungs expand
and you are in my heart.
I begged, please don’t rip it out, bleed until you’re blue,
cough out confessions like “you tasted sweeter”
or “I’ll miss you when I’m gone”,