sex & adolescence

we are children in the dark,


only able to see by the light


of the reflections of our skin in the moonlight.


white like the stars,


white like satin or like




the drink our parents told us would


make us stronger,


but baby,


we are strong enough on our own.


strong enough to pretend to know what we are doing


in the dark,






the dark, consuming


each other


and calling it love.


This poem is about: 
Our world


Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741