a place where we ache to go again

“Nostalgia was originally considered a disease of the mind

which sort of overtook you in times of stress”


Did I ever tell you

when I was cowering under covers

fearing for my life

(erroneously or not)

I recited in my head

the entire dialogue

from my favorite childhood movie?

I wanted to bring myself to a happy place

since I figured if I could relax

I might be as asleep as I pretended to be

and I hear dying in one’s sleep is far more comfortable


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