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words seemed unfit
I needed to paint her
grab colors with my hands
and throw it at the canvas
'there' I would point
'this is my love for you.''”
I love her because when I find her in them they never match,
I love her because they are too big
and they grey part for the heel sits far too high
but she doesn't notice.
I love her because she wears them to sleep and one always falls off
and she wakes up in the night and can never find it,
and her foot is cold.
That's why I love her.”
was never enough
I needed to melt her into me
to mix our colors like paint
to fuse our atoms
and make us one—
but that as well
would never be enough.”
with every color he could find
until she lost them in the setting sun.”
Some wounds, we carry with us everywhere… and though the cut is long gone, the pain still lingers.
What’s worse? New wounds, which are so horribly painful, or old wounds, which should have healed years ago, and never did? Maybe our old wounds teach us something. They remind us where we’ve been, and what we’ve overcome. They teach us lessons about what to avoid in the future. That’s what we like to think.
But that’s not the way it is, is it? Some things we just have to learn over and over and over… again.”
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