Sugared Sorrow

by Skyfire   Nov 2, 2020

I would like to take your serration
and run it over the tender part
of my lips
watching to see if what runs out
is all the time
I thought we had.
I would like to bite the taste
of this midnight
like a candied poison apple
and wait for all the ghosts
to cry their tears
until all of us drown
in our own antiquated liquid.

I would like
to turn off the light.


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  • 10 months ago

    by Star

    Just two random title suggestions: midnight candy, a taste of midnight

    "candied poison apple" WOW this is such powerful line , that I really wish was mine. I love this, and the entire poem!

    • 10 months ago

      by Skyfire

      Thanks so much Star!

  • 10 months ago

    by Mimi

    Title Suggestions: Enslaved Silence, Secrets of the Lost, Theft, The Dwindling Truth

  • 10 months ago

    by Maple Tree

    Title suggestions: Sweet Venom , Candied Spirits, Sugared Sorrow, Haunted Lips

    just a few ideas to share

    I really love the depth of this poem... just wonderful!

    • 10 months ago

      by Ben Pickard

      I like sugared sorrow, I must say. I was working on titles myself, but this topped the lot!
      An excellent write

    • 10 months ago

      by Skyfire

      I happen to love Sugared Sorrow, thank you for all the suggestions!

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