Halcyon daysthese were our halcyon days, adrift in purple-laced waves,More Like This
an empress and a prince tangling tales in a knot of kelp forests,
the dappled light refracting through our sky, their sea; painting
your skin like a mottled portrait. and a crown beckons you, a
calling echoes from the depths, your fate unwinds like a long
fishing reel into the distance. and I am driftwood, seeking
thunderstorms and shipwrecks, searching for treasures that
could replace you when you breach and leap upstream, leaving
me in shallow pools that hold no hope. but no gold and no rings
could replace you and I have learned to stifle hope, have taught
myself to stop wishing on falling stars and praying on every 11:11
because magic isn’t real and anyway it wouldn’t make a difference.
so I seek solace in the creaking rafters of sunken galleons and picture
you as a ruler and me as ruled, there is no friendship in bowing and
I will be just another white-wash wave breaking at your feet, one in
a tide and no single
Please Don't Leave"He's going to stop believing in you."More Like This
"He's going to get older and you'll just become a distant memory."
"You'll be alone all over again."
The Boogeyman's voice echoed in Frank's head as he waited for Gerard to show up. Gerard was never late. He had never forgotten that Frank was waiting for him, and that's what scared him the most. Thinking nothing of it Frank continued to wait for his only friend at the pond.
"He'll replace you with others, far better than you. "
Hours went on and Frank nervousness and annoyance got the best of him as he went off to go find Gerard. Having the wind take him into town he noticed the familiar boy and was sneaking up on him when he halted in his steps. Gerard wasn't alone but with a pretty girl that had her arms around his neck and her lips on his. Tears welled up in Frank's eyes as he turned to leave only to have people pass through him to signify how alone he really was.
Days later as Frank was creating icicles on tree branches he heard the fami