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21.8k · Jun 2013
Your smile is sunshine
Ironatmosphere Jun 2013
Your smile is sunshine
Like actual physical sunshine
Life
Energy
It’s practically beaming off your face in rays
Making my heart **warm
14.7k · Jul 2014
On the forest floor
Ironatmosphere Jul 2014
I let the sun and the moon rebirth me
And woke up in a forest
Naked and alone
Walking,
through the pillars of trees holding up the star speckled ceiling,
I knew
It was gone
It was all gone
The world that once inhabited this planet had vanished and disappeared
11.4k · Sep 2014
i adore you
Ironatmosphere Sep 2014
I adore the lightness of your eyelashes
How they are the moment before takeoff
I adore your laugh
How it bounces like a cluster of balloons flying away
I adore your hands
How they electrocute me with warmth
I adore your arms
How they are strong enough to never let go
I adore your eyes
How they aren’t just a window to your soul, but to the entire universe
I adore you
Like the moon loves the sun
I adore you
Of a consuming caliber
I adore you
Like the summer needs just a hint of rain
*I adore you
with
every single fiber
of my being.
7.9k · Jul 2014
Summer
Ironatmosphere Jul 2014
Watercolor raindrops
Feathery clouds doodled on the sky
Opened windows scared of accidental suicides
A melody of soap bubbles dancing in the wind
Lazy days stretching on forever
*Sometimes summer wins
7.7k · Apr 2014
Illuminated void
Ironatmosphere Apr 2014
I wish someone could take a flashlight
And illuminate
This void
So that maybe
I could see
That this
This isn’t a void at all
This is a storage unit
7.6k · Apr 2013
Tulip (10w)
Ironatmosphere Apr 2013
You are like a tulip in a sea of dandelions.
6.5k · Apr 2014
Time is Sand on Steroids
Ironatmosphere Apr 2014
They say that time
Slips through your fingers
Like sand
But it’s not really true
Sand is much easier to hold on to
Time runs so fast you could think it was trying to win a marathon.
6.3k · May 2014
by the fence
Ironatmosphere May 2014
The grass is soft and green
But never green enough
Sitting by the fence
I am telling you
It is just
An optical
Illusion
4.8k · May 2015
Fragile
Ironatmosphere May 2015
She looked so fragile
A porcelain doll
Fragile but beautiful with protruding bones
Sadness colored her brown eyes blue
As her heart struggled to beat another beat or two
4.6k · May 2014
Popcorn execution
Ironatmosphere May 2014
I am standing in liquid
It is burning my feet
This space is crowded
But there is still some space to breath
The heat is rising
Creating a forever-thickening wall
My body is shaking
It is burning
My stomach’s hurting
Splitting open like a flower
Reducing me to a lifeless
Cloud-formed corpse
With the simple sound of summer rain
4.3k · Oct 2014
organs
Ironatmosphere Oct 2014
These organs in my body have never seen the light of day
I want to set them free
It makes me sad
That they have never seen the sun
Never seen the stars
I want to set them free
I want to let them
See the sun
sept. 28 2014
4.3k · Feb 2013
Facebook stalker
Ironatmosphere Feb 2013
I’m not a stalker
I’m not
I just monitor your little green Facebook dot

I keep waiting for a sign
That you'll someday be mine
But all I see is you on her Facebook timeline
4.3k · Jun 2014
Aquarium White
Ironatmosphere Jun 2014
The sky is white
and flat
It’s like we are all living in an aquarium and they forgot
to turn the lights on
to turn the sky on
Our knowledge of how to breathe is slipping away
like the cloud that tripped and smeared they sky with buckets full
of one single shade of white

Waiting under the white sky
we stand wondering,
our breaths caught in our throats,
if they will turn on the sky
and let us remember
how to convert oxygen
into the carbon dioxide that is slowly destroying it
and us
4.0k · Jan 2015
Anxiety
Ironatmosphere Jan 2015
There is a cloud of black smoke extending itself around me
Twisting its limbs around my neck
Choking me
Till whatever oxygen is
Is just a memory
3.1k · Feb 2013
Sparkle
Ironatmosphere Feb 2013
I’m ten years old
Standing in snow
Looking up at the night sky
Waiting for snowflakes to reach my head
I want to sparkle too
3.0k · May 2017
Abandoned terrarium
Ironatmosphere May 2017
I am banging on the walls
Loud, angry thuds echo around me
I am screaming for you to see me
But you tell me you can’t
You can’t see through the walls,
The walls you claim that I have built
My legs tremble as I fall
The skin on my knees curl around the gravel
And I wonder
As you walk away
Why can’t you see me through these glass walls?
2.9k · May 2014
Goodbye
Ironatmosphere May 2014
I will say goodbye to the walls
And everything they have ever seen
I will say goodbye to the floor
And all the feet that ever walked on it
I will say goodbye to the lamp hanging from the ceiling
And all the light it ever shed
I will say goodbye to the house I grew up in
Without knowing if it is for *forever
2.9k · Jun 2015
Shackles & Wings
Ironatmosphere Jun 2015
Every day I live a thousand lives that aren’t mine
Stuck on the inside of fiction
I never feel the wind
Caught in a cage made of fear
Made from the thousand dreams I keep dreaming
A thousand lives that I have lived
My mind is shackles
My mind is wings
2.9k · May 2014
Happy Birthday
Ironatmosphere May 2014
I will take the knife you put in my back when I wasn’t looking
And push it through my flesh till it graces my heart
And nicks it just enough for the pain to come flooding out
Then I’ll paint you a portrait
Red with pain
And wrap it up with a bow on top
Because I would never forget your birthday
Or to congratulate you
As you grow one step closer to death
Because that is something that's actually worth celebrating
2.8k · Jan 2014
Orange
Ironatmosphere Jan 2014
You left me broken on the floor
Pieces spread everywhere
Hiding in the dust
You never even bothered
to clean up
The pieces of my fading soul that had splashed the carpet orange
2.8k · Jun 2014
A Vial of Sunshine
Ironatmosphere Jun 2014
The sun is shining
Filling me up
I am a vial
I take it in
I let it make me beautiful
I let it light my eyes up
And transform them into shining moons
I let the sunshine make me beautiful
I let it make me into a beaming vial of light
In hope that it will
Brighten
The world
I would be nothing if it weren't for the sun
2.7k · Mar 2015
Sister
Ironatmosphere Mar 2015
Her skin was pale
as if she had never seen the sun or bathed in its rays.
She was starting to resemble a monster,
bones protruding like barbed wire
trapped under her lifeless skin.

For her, time had slowed down,
making her move like an old lady
at the age of fifteen

All color had been drained from her world.
Her dreams were vibrant as ever,
but at the rate she was going they would be forever just that.
Dreams.

She was wasting away,
Dangerously close to end up in a grave.
Her smile was forgotten by everyone.
by everyone but me
2.6k · Jul 2013
clouds
Ironatmosphere Jul 2013
The clouds
Look like they are
Paradise
Pure paradise
I want to run and skip
Over and through them
With you
2.4k · Jul 2014
I Am Sorry
Ironatmosphere Jul 2014
I painted you wonderlands of sorry
I flew over mountains of pain
And I swam in the coldest part of regret
But none of it
Made you
Forgive
Me
2.2k · Oct 2014
Withdrawal
Ironatmosphere Oct 2014
The withdrawal is killing me
My cells are longing for the warmth of your body
For the feel of your skin on mine
For the vision of you to be on my corneas
My hands are itching to hold yours
My heart feels like it’s caving in upon itself
I can’t breathe
I need to be near you
I need to feel you
I need you
The withdrawal is killing me
1.9k · Jun 2015
Beautiful cage
Ironatmosphere Jun 2015
The atmosphere is a cage
Keeping us all in
A confiding sphere
Trapping us on this orb
Floating through an echo-less space
A breathtakingly beautiful cosmos we will never reach
As we keep traveling infinitely
1.9k · Jun 2014
the Last Millisecond
Ironatmosphere Jun 2014
This is a supernova
The millisecond before
It explodes
Almost empty space
Bursting with anticipation
And fear
This is nothing,
Yet everything
This is a beginning
And *the end
1.7k · Oct 2014
Bare
Ironatmosphere Oct 2014
With your smile
you tear down my walls
and
my foundations,
Leaving me naked
Bare
Standing on an ledge smaller than my feet

Smile
and I will fall,
Harder than ever before
1.7k · Aug 2013
Soap bubble
Ironatmosphere Aug 2013
You are a soap bubble
Beautifully shaped and shining
Glowing in every color of the spectrum
The wind can take you *anywhere
1.7k · May 2014
Do you remember?
Ironatmosphere May 2014
Do you remember when we were little?
Do you remember the time
We made snow angels
In May
And mum got upset
Because our clothes were stained by grass
But we didn’t care
We just lay in the grass full of daisies
And looked up
At the endless sea of stars
And it was just a little bit too cold
And a little bit too damp
But we really didn’t care
Because those stars
Those stars
They were the most beautiful things
We had ever seen
1.6k · Nov 2014
Chocolate & noodles
Ironatmosphere Nov 2014
If I would have cried
It wouldn’t have shown

I sat on the floor
of the bathroom
trying to warm myself
from the cold

Believing as always
that when you are warm
you feel less alone

I comforted myself
with the fact that
noodles and chocolate
tastes better on the way up
than down

As I thought about that
long look you gave me
when you took your hammer to my heart

If I would have cried
It wouldn’t have shown

I only cry on the inside
There is no use getting your face wet if you are all alone
i don't know why i am posting this
1.5k · May 2013
Miniature trampolines
Ironatmosphere May 2013
He walked in with a bounce in his step
Miniature trampolines strapped to his shoes
Unaware
Of the fact that
His presence hurt
Like an ant under a magnifying glass
On a really sunny summer day
1.5k · Apr 2014
words
Ironatmosphere Apr 2014
Words
Have
So much power
You should need
A license
To use them
1.5k · Jun 2014
Graduation
Ironatmosphere Jun 2014
It feels like I’ve forgotten something
Like there is something I should go back and get
But the truth is that I lost something
And I’ll never find it
It won’t be in a lost-and-found
It won’t be anywhere
I lost
A piece of myself
And I’ll never get it back
Because the part of my life that piece lived in
It is over
And it can’t be repeated
*ever
I’m not sure whether that is good or bad
1.5k · Oct 2015
without time
Ironatmosphere Oct 2015
I want to exist in a world without time
A world where no one has a clock
No appointments to keep
Like that blissful moment at the end of sleep
Where nothing exists but a quiet ease
1.5k · Oct 2014
filler
Ironatmosphere Oct 2014
I feel invisible
I am on mute
Nothing I say seems to register
I am not interesting
I am nothing
I am just a filler
Filling out some leftover space
I am the introns in your mRNA
I just happen to be there
I just happen to exist
But I might as well could not
I'll be invisible 'til I rot
1.4k · Dec 2014
Stuffing
Ironatmosphere Dec 2014
I watch as you make a hole
in my skin
Obsessively pulling out
my stuffing

I can see the fascination in your eyes
as you keep on going
Till I am as hollow
as that teddy bear you always carried around as a kid

The one that was super skinny
because you had hugged it too tight
too often

The one you once joked
had anorexia
As I laughed
even though
I didn’t find it funny

Because I love you
as much as that teddy bear loved you

And because I know
I too will end up like a faded photograph
In an album no one ever looks at
Because everything is digital nowadays
Even memories
1.4k · Jan 2014
Never Look Back
Ironatmosphere Jan 2014
Someday I will leave this town
And I will never look back
Someday I will forget the place where I grew up
The place where I was born
Someday I won’t even remember its name
I will never look back
I will never tack a second glance
The broken memories will fade
Like old photographs
And I will never look back
1.3k · Nov 2016
Pastel Rainbow
Ironatmosphere Nov 2016
And I wish I could live in that world of pastels
Where the dark isn’t as frightening
And the light isn’t as harsh
Where everything is mellow
Drenched in sunlight’s yellow

I wish I could live in a world made of clouds
Where edges aren’t sharp
And curves are forgiving
Where everything is a soft hue
With mountains made of blue

And I wish I could live in that world of light
Where shadows aren’t as dark
And beams are the opposite of hard
Where happiness is bright
A prism made from white
1.3k · Mar 2016
Pills
Ironatmosphere Mar 2016
The pills have gotten easier to swallow
And my anxiety has gotten quieter
But the sadness is still there
Amplified
And I try not to cry in public
But there is always that one tear that escapes
A runaway
And I wish I could follow its lead
And escape this world
Escape the shackles of time
For what is the reason of existing?
If existing is all you do?
1.3k · Dec 2014
Tangle
Ironatmosphere Dec 2014
My head is exploding with words
And stories
But as I open my mouth they tangle
And clog
1.3k · Jun 2014
My Choice Of Drug
Ironatmosphere Jun 2014
I danced
And I jumped
I let the music take over my body
Like the alcohol had taken over theirs
I let the endorphins make me high
And I danced
Not caring if anybody was watching
I danced
As if music was a drug
And I was an addict
1.2k · May 2017
Fade
Ironatmosphere May 2017
I wish I would just cease to exist
Evaporate into nothingness
I want to become tiny water droplets
To be the moisture in the air

I wish to follow the wind
Over the mountains and fields
I want to be the blue in the ocean
And the green in the trees

I wish to fade into the wet grass
Of being nothing more than a whisper
I want to fade out of your memory
Leaving only an echo of a heartbeat
1.2k · Dec 2017
Daisies
Ironatmosphere Dec 2017
I picture daisies on my grave
Yellow daisies swaying in the tall grass
Above the wooden casket holding my bones
Frozen in a state of perpetual summer
it is calling me
1.2k · May 2013
Drowning
Ironatmosphere May 2013
I’m drowning
I swear
I’m drowning
I’m drowning in the essence of you
Thoughts of you
Are weighing me down
Like anchors
Making it impossible
To escape
The deep waters I’m in
1.1k · May 2017
Too
Ironatmosphere May 2017
Too
Sometimes I feel a little too happy
A little too intense
For no particular reason at all
And it scares me
Because I feel like I might explode
That the blood pumping through my heart is building pressure
And I know it is unsustainable
I know that I am burning a little too bright
And I am scared that the world will catch on fire
Or that something will happen to extinguish my light
1.1k · May 2017
Life on a loop
Ironatmosphere May 2017
I pretend I am in my mother’s womb
As I curl up into a ball under the covers
But it is a scary thought
Being born again
Fresh
And untainted
As if the moment I step outside the air will pollute me
And I’d have to live it all again
1.1k · Nov 2013
Run far away
Ironatmosphere Nov 2013
Run far away
Run far away
I’ll still be the same
No matter how far away
I run away
I will always be the same
I run away
Run far away
No matter what I’ll always be the same
Run far away
Run far away
1.1k · Oct 2013
Invincible
Ironatmosphere Oct 2013
Walking on a catwalk made of mustard leafs
Under the polluted sky illuminated by the yellow light of man-made stars
Bullets of water piercing my skin, not reaching my bulletproof soul
Every step and every heartbeat in time to the music pumping in my ears
Nothing can destroy me
Nothing
I
Am
Invincible
1.1k · Mar 2014
The Stars
Ironatmosphere Mar 2014
I will leave soon
And this,
This will no longer be home.
But I will be okay,
Not everything is changing.
The sun will be the same.
And the moon,
It will shine just as brightly.
And the stars,
The stars
They
Won’t
Ever
Fade
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