A World Away Means We Are Dust

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A world away

means we are dust

Showing a sign

Is a leaf in the crack of the sidewalk

 

Even if I did say

Something stupid

You know I’m true

 

Even though

I got mad

You know my heart is real

 

I’m aware

Of words

That shoot sideways

 

I’m guilty

Of saying

Things layered in misdirection

 

Even if

My tongue

Never touches yours ever again

 

Even if

My hands

Never feel the tautness of your stomach

 

I am

Your friend

Regardless of my desire

 

I am

An ear

Listening to your desires

 

But,

 

A world away

Means we are dust

 

Please,

Please,

Please,

No.

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10 Responses to A World Away Means We Are Dust

  1. akrukovsky says:

    I love the line “Things layered in misdirection”.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. martha0stout says:

    Wow…I am…speechless…

    Like

  3. mulan92 says:

    This poem made me sad when I wasn’t sad. It never happened to me before. It’s very strange but it’s also fine.

    Liked by 3 people

  4. Samjoth says:

    this is beautiful 🙂

    Like

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