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Apr 2015
Your rapture is infectious,
and unconditional.
You are endearing in a way that is physically painful to me.
I adore you like a wildfire.
Your eyes have been shaped like a laugh since noon.
Everything is viscid with the scent
of your youth;
tattered baseball gloves,
and a whisper of burning wood.
Iā€™m a little in love with all of it.
Summer digs its way into my veins.
You dissolve into a splendid and fearless laugh.
Its dripping with a sort of ferocious, tranquil charm.
One of my hands is a promise,
the other is a secret,
and darling,
they are identical;
I have been missing you
as long as I have known you.
an open letter to everyone I have ever loved.
Sydney Queen
Written by
Sydney Queen
     poetessa diabolica
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