Ephemeral

I know it’s a temporary thing
you and I, but can we just stay
and pretend as if it will last?
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Adolescence

There is no minimum age requirement
to feel the nothingness of losing your
heartbeat, you do not have to be drowning
in years, in poverty, in death, in fear,
to be drowning just the same.
So when someone tells you,
“you are too young to know what pain is,“”
show them your scars, the ones you are proud of,
and explain that there is no such thing as too young.
Unlike society, hurt doesn’t discriminate.

*As requested by @scribblebyanchal for #bemymuse no. 39

Wanderlust

I want to go to unnamed places,
let my heart unravel across
countries and continents,
through dirt roads and busy
avenues, mountain trails and
highways, shady alleys and
industrialized streets, watching
each new day’s light rise from
the window of my morning flight,
falling asleep in new time zones
very different from my own. There
is no one I would want to get lost
in the world with, b u t y o u.

*As requested by @shriya_vk18 for #bemymuse no. 34