A tale of best friends and a black-lit back room.
Alright, Violet, and how it leads to all or nothing.
The burden of escape, and a shape that begs to be traced.
Meeting dark eyes, carrying them for life,
and engraving the way meaning lifts from unmade stars and stripes,
to a place deeper than memory.
What it means to be narrowed in, and how a maniac cuts himself loose.
Shoving control, searching for a denim noose, finding what it takes, and breaking in the right place.
Pride, and a cry that cuts clean through.
Six Sheets, and how a heart fights, and burns, and beats.
Between fading red marks and the world coming apart,
a little past the point of no return is a dirty parking lot,
and everything innocent is a life sentence.
Pure tenderness and preciousness worth all her weight.
A dark and dire strait, and how you keep her safe.
Walking something sticky off your shoes, and What can't we do?
Giving until your hands are empty, and Go.
and the blinding, beautiful way it makes your only reason to
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In the black-lit bathroom with the door closed, shouts and neo-groove guitar riffs that have only gotten louder as the bar filled up muffle through thin walls. I bring another palmful from the cold tap up to my face and the back of my neck.
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yelly. yellowglue. poet half. sun half. ausoleil. squeak. cuppycakes. precious pinks. sarahbear. warren. little grey. and a girl named ben. secret keeper, love's listener -
i drew my heart myself, and my girl loves when i call out for words.
if it's the truth,
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