salvation

Location

30043
United States
33° 59' 46.7448" N, 84° 0' 22.1976" W

I fell in love at a young age
with the way words danced
off of tongues and paper
and made people feel
things they couldn't feel on their own
I wanted to make people feel, too

I fell out of love
with everything and everyone
around me, with the way tongues
danced around but never said
anything worth remembering
I want to be worth remembering

I felt I wasn't
and it wreaked havoc on my brain
and my body
so I turned to pens
because putting knives on paper
kept them off my skin

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