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you are just another part of a sentence from a dirty mouth,
from a boy who struts around like a Kaiser
with Victory City.
maybe love is so general
because we make the meaning for ourselves
or because language has become so sloppy
to the point where he says
"I love you"
and "you" really means
"how I am a window and
you are a curtain draped all over my
and you don't see the thickness or how much
he cannot be penetrated.
the minute he turned from me he had already
forgotten who I was,
and how I shake my head like a hurricane
and oh, I am a cellar (I drown within myself)
and oh, you are the ash (from when hearts go down in flames).
yes, I saw you. and yes, I had to watch him go.
I was in sentences from boys too
-the comma, the one left hanging.
and in what words do I say
his eyes are blue because he's dead inside like a cold retreat
his smile is big because his charm is the next best thing to getting attention
his body is warm because the pieces are all mi