Posts tagged ‘eyelashes’

July 10, 2013

Standard Shedding

by suicidallyanonymous

i.
She can’t touch the sun
without breaking it’s back.

ii.
She tastes like damage,
breathing black and white
nostalgic symphonies
for broken homes
that bleed soap
behind sandpaper curtains

[they murmur her secrets
in fever pitch].

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November 16, 2012

Your Eyes Were Like Windows

by suicidallyanonymous

i.
They told me your eyes were like windows,
how they shimmered like polished silver
when splattered with a lukewarm coat of rain…
but that’s when we all blinked.

No one knew what your pupils felt like
when the rain seeped through
the folds in your iris,
like the gills of a mushroom.

Beneath coarse layers of eyelashes,
some of us found our minds
to be clarified goblets of melted diamonds;
others were blinded by curtains
drawn with dried charcoal
like mascara tears.

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