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Apr 2021 · 176
28 April
arubybluebird Apr 2021
i still have so much love for you and i don’t know what to do with it or where to put it but i know hand-writing little notes and leaving them hidden in your jackets pocket or lunch pail or dashboard, compiling it into a detailed spotify playlist, sending it through a lengthy text after midnight, kissing every inch of your face your lips your eyelids the tip of your nose your jaw your chin, running my hands through your hair, placing my face in the palm of your hands, holding your hand, kissing your hand, leaning my head on your shoulder, playfully biting your shoulder, softly kissing your shoulder, curling up against your chest, hearing your heart beat and thanking God and the universe for it, praying over you while you sleep, entangling my skin with your skin until we’re all sweat and sighs and messy hair, dropping to my knees and taking you all in, laying on my side as you take me all in, picking up our favorite bottle of wine to make a night out of with, making plans in plural and future tense -- i know i can no longer store my love in any of this, so i’ll just let it rest here for a while and hope that eventually it becomes a space for its release too
Mar 2020 · 382
arubybluebird Mar 2020
Does time change us
Or do we change time?
I am still what I was yesterday
And tomorrow
Will never be the same
Mar 2020 · 464
arubybluebird Mar 2020
today i decided
you're no longer the love of my life
and i felt free
Mar 2020 · 1.5k
arubybluebird Mar 2020
i want to love you
with my mouth open
i want to love you
without words
Feb 2020 · 371
arubybluebird Feb 2020
God truly raises the bar high for how I should love and be loved
Feb 2020 · 900
Remind me
arubybluebird Feb 2020
To always love you

Remind me

To never give up on us

Remind me

That we are so much better together

More than we both know
Dec 2019 · 408
you're a fine lover
arubybluebird Dec 2019
but you don't really know how to touch me
Sep 2019 · 476
It Hurts Me Too
arubybluebird Sep 2019
There are tears bottled up

inside my heart for you

but i don’t want to cry

tonight or any other night.

- on keeping in and letting go.
arubybluebird Sep 2019
My eyes have done this once before. Cried before I could process the why. The last time it happened was on my drive home after kissing the boy who'd go on to break my heart. I didn't know it then, but it would be the last time I'd see him. I've concluded over time that it was my heart sending my body a signal. "Tell her it's happening. Tell her he's going to bring us pain. Tell her he's going to tear us apart."

It's been two days since, and I can feel it now. You won’t be the one to see me through, you won't be the one to truly cherish my heart. You’ll come close enough, linger on the surface, but you won’t know how.
Sep 2019 · 240
arubybluebird Sep 2019
Don't **** up don't **** up don't **** up don't **** up.

  Please don't **** up on me.
  I like you so much. ****.
Aug 2019 · 236
Puta tristeza.
arubybluebird Aug 2019
There, that's the poem.
Aug 2019 · 214
arubybluebird Aug 2019
The future is so uncertain
i don't know if you'll go on
to love me, grow fond of me and
embrace me for all that i am
and if you do
go on to do any
or all of these things, i don't know
for how long
Time, too, is so uncertain

and in all
of this uncertainty
i am certain
that i want it
to be You

my certain comrade
my certain love
in whatever way
in however many days
Time decides

It is You, You, You
that i am certain of.
Jul 2019 · 942
arubybluebird Jul 2019
I'm homesick for a love I've never had.
Apr 2019 · 2.7k
arubybluebird Apr 2019
I want to learn a new language that I can forget you in.
Mar 2019 · 677
lately, simply put
arubybluebird Mar 2019
I'm angry
I'm tired
I'm sad
I hurt
Mar 2019 · 1.1k
arubybluebird Mar 2019
The world is emptier without you
Like something essential to living is missing
Like bread, like air, like water, like music
Like warmth, like moonlight, like wine for weekends
Like leaves on trees to keep track of seasons
Like old photographs that remind you of a once was
Of distant lovers, of faces that feel like home
Like poems, like fables, like folk tales, like movies
Like something composed of many things
That feels like everything is missing
And what's missing is you
Mar 2019 · 572
Some days
arubybluebird Mar 2019
Some days I feel like crying more than other days.
Some days I wish I was twenty-four again.
Jan 2019 · 825
This is Not a Poem
arubybluebird Jan 2019
Sometimes you just need a whole lot more of a little bit of cowbell,
ya feel me?
Queue: "Missing" by Everything But The Girl
Jan 2019 · 923
Nada Sabe Lo Mismo Que Ayer
arubybluebird Jan 2019
Tus dulces labios
Mis lágrimas amargas
El mar azul
La miel dorada
Tu mirada tierna
Tus pies descalzos
Semillas de granada
Luz de un nuevo amanecer
Calles anticuadas
Caricias delicadas

Todo sigue siendo igual,
Pero nada sabe lo mismo que ayer.
Jan 2019 · 601
arubybluebird Jan 2019
What good are you for if you don’t sit and listen to The Antlers with me? Holding my hand sweet and softly as I observe all the people and flowers and low-lights surrounding us while I cry. Valentine, make yourself useful this year. Valentine, be mine.
Jan 2019 · 463
arubybluebird Jan 2019
"I enjoyed my time being in love with you, it was dreamy and magical, in another universe, in my thoughts. Happy New Years."
January, 2019
Oct 2018 · 752
But you were
arubybluebird Oct 2018
But you were a coward afterall.
arubybluebird Oct 2018
It must mean that I liked it here.
Oct 2018 · 444
Me, I don't play.
arubybluebird Oct 2018
Except with words

I play with those a little
Oct 2018 · 2.1k
arubybluebird Oct 2018
most of your favorite musicians are underrated
and I like you more for it

you take your coffee with two spoons of creamer
and three spoons full of sugar, and I'd like to drink some coffee with you sometime
Sep 2018 · 890
You love her
arubybluebird Sep 2018
You love her and I cannot hold that against you.
Sep 2018 · 1.1k
It's As Simple As This
arubybluebird Sep 2018
I want your attention and I want all of it.
Aug 2018 · 565
arubybluebird Aug 2018
To dream of you and be okay for this night
Aug 2018 · 844
arubybluebird Aug 2018
I am humbled by my need of You.
Aug 2018 · 479
arubybluebird Aug 2018
I don't want anything from any one.
My heart is indifferent to every body but you.
Aug 2018 · 331
Summer Blues
arubybluebird Aug 2018
Gonna punch you so hard
You fall in love with me
Jun 2018 · 415
arubybluebird Jun 2018
I've spent a lot of my young adult life at bookstores and coffee shops because I am lonely.
Jun 2018 · 352
arubybluebird Jun 2018
It'd be nice to be held again.
Jun 2018 · 313
Forgive them,
arubybluebird Jun 2018
Even if they never apologized for breaking your heart
May 2018 · 852
arubybluebird May 2018
I leave the window
half-creaked open

enough to block you out
enough to let you in
May 2018 · 451
Mt. Rubidoux
arubybluebird May 2018
Commemorate this bench in my honor when you remember me years after my death. It's where I wrote you love poems.
May 2018 · 389
If I ever saw a ghost
arubybluebird May 2018
I would probably try talking to it.
I guess I'm a pretty lonely person.
May 2018 · 863
I met the devil once
arubybluebird May 2018
He's a big Talking Heads fan.
arubybluebird Apr 2018
I want to do it all for you
Just for you
Only you
Apr 2018 · 342
Our love is this song,
arubybluebird Apr 2018
and this song has an ending too.
Apr 2018 · 366
A Nearer Sun
arubybluebird Apr 2018
I hate that you did what you did.
I miss you so much.
Apr 2018 · 1.3k
arubybluebird Apr 2018
You are everything I haven't written poetry about yet.
Apr 2018 · 327
arubybluebird Apr 2018
I'll never know what it's like to dance with you. I'll never know what it feels like to hold your hand on a Sunday morning.
Apr 2018 · 363
No lo niego
arubybluebird Apr 2018
Cuando te bese, fui completamente tuya. Pero tu nunca fuiste mio, y nunca seras para mi. Y ahora que pasan los dias que se convierten en meses, que se convierten en años, hay tanto que decir y no lo dire. Que el silencio hable por mi.
Apr 2018 · 687
Last note for H
arubybluebird Apr 2018
I wonder if the flowers can sense how sad I am? I prefer they didn't know. I hadn't realized how common your name is until I heard it called twice today. I was caught off guard and both times stung my heart. He was a little boy, with a head full of brown hair similar to yours. I wondered if he'll go on to taint women's hearts when he's older as you have. I hoped a small prayer he won't. That he'll be better, that there will be a lightness to his name that brings comfort to the heart of the woman who loves him.
Mar 2018 · 315
arubybluebird Mar 2018
I have to start seeing myself without you
Mar 2018 · 1.4k
I wrote poems for you
arubybluebird Mar 2018
About you
Inspired by you
You've never read them
I've considered compiling them
Hand-written, blue-lined notebook paper
Slipping them in manila folder
Handing it to you
On our last encounter

Yes, I wrote poems for you
And you broke my heart

Perhaps I wrote poems for you
Because I knew you'd be the one
To break my heart

And here you are
As you started
As you'd end with me
Tangled in love and ache and poetry
Mar 2018 · 308
I'm tired
arubybluebird Mar 2018
I'm tired
And I miss you
Mar 2018 · 339
Un Mundo Raro
arubybluebird Mar 2018
No ha parado de llover
Y aun así el cielo se aclarará
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