take me.1take me.5 years ago in Scraps
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i was five when i tried to kiss a star. when i spot stars above i kiss the night air and whine, moan to everyone why i could not feel anything on my lips. and one day i drew distorted stars with yellow crayons and took a candle to burn it, just to make it realistic. i was excited, i will finally find out how it feels like! and as the flame burned through the yellow, glittery stars on the paper, i kissed it.
[ps, kissing you felt like that too.]
that night, your fingers continuously stroked my hair while holding me in your arms on that rocking chair, remember? it almost collapsed to dust when we sat on it but i thought the creaking sound it made sounded pretty. and with your mellodic voice you hushed, "sweetheart, tell me your dreams and hopes. i will take you there, tonight." and you went on about rockets and galaxies and lalaland. but i wasn't listening. i was trying to seperate my nightmares from the dreams i had but i can't. i just can't.
as days and nights went by, i found ou