Neptunian by pd lyons


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Neptunian

My ugliness raised in both hands
Almost expecting something from you
And if I had a gun I woulda’ made you
And hated myself forever for being so desperate

If only I could believe
Then how easy it would be
Walking away, leaving you alone
In love with my own sense of self
Free at last to wander endlessly the starry nights I have always dreamt of

Instead I let you
Tattoo blue around my mouth
Tell me that I’m privileged

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This blog post was inspired by Patricia’s weekly link up In Other Words where you’re given a quote to use as inspiration for a poem, photograph, or wherever the quote may take you. Interested? Visit Patricia at her blog  http://patriciasplace.me/2016-3/

http://patriciasplace.me/2016/01/20/15233/

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  • Edward-David Ruiz  On March 17, 2016 at 7:58 am

    We preferred the first poem for its newness and brutal frankness. e/s

    Liked by 1 person

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