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Angel Fish by manic-goose Angel Fish :iconmanic-goose:manic-goose 222 51 little mermaid by Chaotic-Muffin little mermaid :iconchaotic-muffin:Chaotic-Muffin 7,121 166 Waterballoons by pikarar Waterballoons :iconpikarar:pikarar 3,338 172 Annietine: Rench Angelfish by Neko-Rina Annietine: Rench Angelfish :iconneko-rina:Neko-Rina 799 76 Annietine: Lisianthus Leopard by Neko-Rina Annietine: Lisianthus Leopard :iconneko-rina:Neko-Rina 511 46 Mermaid Cove by YasuMatsuoka Mermaid Cove :iconyasumatsuoka:YasuMatsuoka 120 7 Steampunk Piranha by DesertRubble Steampunk Piranha :icondesertrubble:DesertRubble 224 79 Full House Poker card fish by shoomlah Full House Poker card fish :iconshoomlah:shoomlah 659 28 Mermay Day|10 by Yamio Mermay Day|10 :iconyamio:Yamio 1,118 70 Flounder :D by woxys Flounder :D :iconwoxys:woxys 548 50 Float by kvcl Float :iconkvcl:kvcl 342 51 Mare Angelus by Darksilvania Mare Angelus :icondarksilvania:Darksilvania 418 43 Lots of free adoptables - CLOSED by Roxalew Lots of free adoptables - CLOSED :iconroxalew:Roxalew 317 365 Fishgirl speed by CrackBag Fishgirl speed :iconcrackbag:CrackBag 160 16 Black Lace Angelfish by aruarian-dancer Black Lace Angelfish :iconaruarian-dancer:aruarian-dancer 195 30 Mermay: Day 22 by LornaKelleherArt Mermay: Day 22 :iconlornakelleherart:LornaKelleherArt 116 2 Attitude by BlankoCosplay Attitude :iconblankocosplay:BlankoCosplay 150 22 Fountain 17 by almudena-stock Fountain 17 :iconalmudena-stock:almudena-stock 102 16
1000 Paper Cranes
We whispered prayers into the corridors
while I spoke into your ribcage,
telling lies to our skeletons
to help you understand.
you said they loved
watching me wax poetic
while I dripped candlelight into your hands.
we watched the dust motes
cover our skin
while I taught you how to fly.
(you were always too afraid to fall
and too afraid to land).
It wasn't lovesongs we sang;
it was half-forgotten hymns.
we never wanted to believe
but you said ghosts exist
without compassion,
and without sins.
I told the doctor
his medication clipped your wings.
I fed you sweet words
tucked in between
and licorice
While I cried in secret every mo(u)rning
pressing tears beneath
the fragile scales
of angelfish
The doctors said
we needed to prepare.
I told them I was kissing
dandelion flowers;
hoping for a wish.
we counted every soft bruised bone
with lover's temperaments
as your temperature rose and fell.
The doctors crushed them in their hands
when they spoke of vital signs
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King of the River by CitrusFoam King of the River :iconcitrusfoam:CitrusFoam 428 19 Vintage Leopold, brushes by nicolas-gouny-art Vintage Leopold, brushes :iconnicolas-gouny-art:nicolas-gouny-art 75 25 Pycnodonts Color Study by PrehistoryByLiam Pycnodonts Color Study :iconprehistorybyliam:PrehistoryByLiam 104 12 Found you by Sa-Dui Found you :iconsa-dui:Sa-Dui 547 13