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mid summer alley.you are locked awaymid summer alley. by solis-ortus
between my eyelashes
whenever i blink,
(you always had the softest skin, especially in the summer. there was this glow to you. you were competing with the sun, even when you were shielded by your own clouds.)
just a glance away
if i could just keep
my eyes open.
(but baby i'm bleeding out, i can taste death on my lips. it almost smells of you. sweet and tangy, with something acidic under you tongue.)
i remember more of you,
bits stashed away
behind my teeth.
i think about every breath
you ever took by me, every
(we always used to say that we saved each other. i once told you that i will always rescue you, but baby i'm so scared because how can i do that six feet under?)
i think feathers started to land
on your shoulders.
light kisses you, lifts your
hair like i used to
do. you are the sun, again,
the space between the atmosphere
and the stars and the mountains.