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i.

wine-fed confessions
are what brought us together;
with a stir of paint chips and skin,
we made clumsy love on the concrete
of a condemned factory,
moving in the shadows of machinery
that loomed like winter trees
or judgmental Gods
who still stopped to smell the alcohol
in our pores.


ii.

"will you pass me a cigarette
and along with that sign your lust
on the paper that will gray in a flicker,
bitter acrid and addictive
like the first high of tobacco—
a euphoric quiver
that lasted only a minute,
gone when you inhaled your second
seeking the same."



iii.

indiana is the land of crossroads,
where the wind blows
to find a better destination
and the tired rest in restless homes
with wheels that creak
beneath the hardened earth;
you said you were meant for something
better than a bible belt,
sought my eyes when you whispered
new york;

i paid for your bus tickets.



iv.

inhaling,
i wondered if love was letting go
or knowing that you never loved me
as more than a first.
.
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:iconecholalic-ellie:
Echolalic-Ellie Jul 8, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I can't decide which part of this I adore the most. :love:
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:iconsammur-amat:
Sammur-amat Feb 23, 2013   General Artist
"will you pass me a cigarette
and along with that sign your lust
on the paper that will gray in a flicker,
bitter acrid and addictive
like the first high of tobacco—
a euphoric quiver
that lasted only a minute,
gone when you inhaled your second
seeking the same."


i can almost imagine you speaking these words ever so beautifully. :heart:
stunning read as always, jorge darling. :tighthug:
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:iconsammur-amat:
Sammur-amat Feb 26, 2013   General Artist
my pleasure! :heart:
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:iconvioletense:
violetense Feb 16, 2013  Student Writer
Gorgeous imagery, as always.
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:iconinthestarrynightsky:
Wonderful job. The flow and imagery were both beautiful.
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