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the fire will burn [if you let it touch you]

by danny's world 2 months ago in surreal poetry
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sleepless nights + cloudy days

the fire will burn [if you let it touch you]
Photo by Max Saeling on Unsplash

i love(d)


the way the grass

loves the rain

after a drought



as though you

were made of glass.

i hear(d)


weeping next to me.


hurt myself

and couldn't sleep

would (have) ble(e)d out all

my blood

if it

would make

you see.

i only

tasted her

because she smelled of you

and i thought


and you became a

ghost long before

you ever really left.

you speak a thousand words

in utter silence.

i break your heart

the way i snap a branch.

i kiss(ed)


the way an addict

kisses their drugs



like a flower


the sun light.

i broke you.

i can't sleep.

i loved you.

you got too close.

surreal poetry

About the author

danny's world

neurodivergent, trans writer and parent. canadian. lover of nature, animals, mythology, travel, and knowledge. doing my best to feel comfortable inside this flesh vessel i call home.

i enjoy writing gay shit and torturing my protagonists.

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