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I don't want you to be "the sun"
and centre of my universe

I want you to be a constellation of stars

That complete my darkness

Not outshine me

๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ–ค๐ŸŒŸ
Grey Oct 7
I'm nothing without
soft kisses in the moonlight,
bodies entangled
as lips trace constellations
made with freckles on your skin.
10/7/2020
Without you, the world may not stop spinning but my heart would cease to beat.
Aparna 7d
๐”€๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ท ๐“ž๐“ป๐“ฒ๐“ธ๐“ท ๐“ถ๐“ช๐“ด๐“ฎ๐“ผ ๐“ฑ๐“ฒ๐“ผ ๐“ผ๐“ฎ๐“ถ๐“ซ๐“ต๐“ช๐“ท๐“ฌ๐“ฎ ๐“ฎ๐“ช๐“ป๐“ต๐”‚ ๐“ผ๐“พ๐“ถ๐“ถ๐“ฎ๐“ป,
๐”€๐“ธ๐“พ๐“ต๐“ญ ๐”‚๐“ธ๐“พ ๐“ท๐“ธ๐“ฝ ๐“ช๐“ผ๐“ด ๐“ฑ๐“ฒ๐“ถ ๐“ฝ๐“ธ ๐“ต๐“ธ๐“ธ๐“ด ๐“พ๐“น๐“ธ๐“ท ๐“ฝ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“ฐ๐“ฒ๐“ป๐“ต ๐“ถ๐“ช๐“ป๐“ฟ๐“ฎ๐“ต๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ท๐“ฐ ๐“ช๐“ฝ ๐“ฝ๐“ฑ๐“ฎ ๐“ท๐“ฒ๐“ฐ๐“ฑ๐“ฝ ๐“ผ๐“ด๐”‚?
๏ผปfor you know how I long for summer๏ผฝ
We may embed you in a constellation
To give us consolation
The FACTUM is otherwise
You are beyond space and time
Sungmoo Bae Aug 24
Woe to the being
in its brilliance ever illuminating,
ever since it was brought out to this world

full of wonders
- you mightโ€™ve thought as such, at first -
to your initial senses
just born into the earth.
Stellar you are, and they regarded you such at first,

but considered as a constellation baffling,
soon after, thus celestial, irritating
ย ย ย ย to their perceptionย ย 
ย ย ย ย - belonging to none
ย ย ย ย of the earth; heathen youโ€™ve been,

ย ย ย ย and so thatโ€™s why, I see,
ย ย ย ย youโ€™re deemed a heretic.

Looking around,
you walk on the heavenโ€™s arc
painted in all its auroral glory,

ย ย ย ย wondering,
ย ย ย ย ever yearning
ย ย ย ย for the only answer they might give you someday:

ย ย ย ย to which stars
ย ย ย ย the people of the earth
ย ย ย ย give their praises so pristine.
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(C) Copyright: Saul Bae
Caitlin Aug 21
It's 11:05pm
I'm just leaving your new home
Driving 57 miles back to mine
And the dark blue sky
Reminds me of that chilling water
And the bright clouds reflecting the city lights
Reminds of those waves
I was running towards them as fast as I could
To feel like the wind was taking me with it
To break the heavy chains of our pain
We had lost touch with being alive
We were zombies holding eachother's rotting minds
But in this moment,
You were taking pictures of me
Emotions filling my face with color again
And I was free, euphoric
Escaping my mind to feel the ocean
Did you feel that too?

Do you remember what it was like
To feel love
Be loved
To know our love?
Even if it only lasted for a short time
I would do anything to feel that again
It's unlike any I've felt before
And still have yet to find again
I thought I found it once
But then manipulation carved my heart out
And I remembered you:
How good you were
How sweet
How humble
How delicate you were with me

You were so vulnerable
So new to the world
And when we got together
You didn't get somebody
Who had a fresh start like you
I had been broken
Again and again
There was so much scar tissue
That I didn't believe I could be wounded
But I was wrong
And when I started to bleed
You watched it drain out of me
Become infected
And you couldn't stop any of it
But I knew you still loved me.

How did it get so bad?
My emotions were screaming
How long did this go on?
I couldn't see what was happening to you
Until you reached that breaking point
With me in my bedroom
When did it start?
Was it gradual?
Did it sneak up quietly?
So you couldn't see it coming?
You couldn't love anything anymore
You became numb for months
You were losing pieces of yourself
As I was building my puzzle again
You fell further away from reality
As I sought connection and found it
You lost touch with yourself
What you wanted
What you needed in life
I think that destroyed you
And your innocence
And your ability to love
How did I not see the magnitude of your pain?

When I texted you
You said you were good
But when I saw you
You couldn't lie to my face
I wondered
Who had checked in with you last
To see how you were doing
Now, the scar tissue has formed once more
After all the hard work I did
I had hoped so much
That you were doing okay too
When I told you how well I was doing
You started crying
I wasn't sure if that was because
You were happy for me
Or you realized how broken you still were

Hug me again like you did in the shed
I haven't felt that since I saw you last
And I know if you said that
It wouldn't mean the same thing
Because I'm the only one
You've ever really touched
And to think you spent your entire childhood
Never being touched
I used to get so frustrated
Because you wanted my touch all the time
But it never was enough or what you wanted
And later I realized
How could you have enjoyed it?
You were numb entirely

Driving back home is torture
It feels like Olympia all over again
All I want is to be in your arms
Snuggle me tightly in bed
Be my home again
This long dark road
Is lightened by stars
And I still remember
My fingers tracing your warm skin
The constellation of freckles on your arm
The intensity of your hugs
I never wanted you to let go
So I let go instead
8 months ago
And how I wish you were still my home
Mayari Jul 31
Though stars are grouped into constellations
She did not feel the need to belong
Because alone in surrounding darkness
She shone the greatest on her own
find peace in being on your own.
I live in outer space
I live far far away
take me back down to earth
to witness this new world's birth
...
Tell us the problems of today
take my hand and together we'll sweep it away
as long as you're with me and me with you
we'll be alright and that is the truth
...
Following the milky way
a constellation appearing just for today
This world is in shambles but that's alright
at least we'll see each other in our dreams tonight
...
'Forgive me if I have sinned'
but there's no other way for us to win
Just please don't let me fly too high
My head seems lost, lost in the sky
...
Tie a string
around my waist and bring me
Help me stay
Until the Sun rises, I'll be with you today
...
This world is in shambles but that's alright
at least I can protect you all through the night
I'll listen to those sweet little sounds
that soft little smile, helps me stay on the ground
...
So if you let go
I just want you to know
...
I've loved you before, today, and again
and I'll never stop loving you as my love never
ends
I wrote this mainly as a song so it would make more sense if read that way
If I could take your love
And hold it til we meet the sea
The horizon and the shores
Are more than a destiny

I dream of you
In multiple dimensions
Youโ€™re a world far away from hereย ย 
Even past all the stars and constellations
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