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If Looks Could Deceive

Worlds and Lungs Collapsing

By Poppy Published 2 years ago Updated 7 months ago 1 min read
If Looks Could Deceive
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You looked at me

Like it didn’t hurt

Like I wasn’t broken

On the ground

At your feet

You looked at me

Like I was whole

Like I was equal

You didn’t look at me

Like I was poetry

Or raging oceans

Or the night sky

But that was okay

You just looked at me

Like I was enough

And it was the way

I needed to be looked at

The world has collapsed

And your lungs along with it

I look at you like

You are broken on

The ground at my feet

And you look at me

Like it hurts


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