July 1, 2016

the envelope



the night was dark
and i was cold
already tired
of seventeen. 

he stole for third
but my eyes were closed
i can't know
what it means.

the envelope
was full of words
but how could
i ever read them?

everything
somehow had changed
and it felt like
only seconds.

--

i read the story
finally.
while the lights
broke on my face.

i wept over 
the pictures
because the words
were spelling grace.

but my hope is full
and fulfilled.
at long last
i can sleep.

because bones may hurt
and heart
recedes
but Deep calls unto deep.


xx

to the girl who's hair is not black (duh). i miss you. 




24 comments:

  1. *falls of chair*
    THIS IS AN EPIC PIECE OF PROSE
    *tosses roses and glitter*

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    1. WOOOOO THANKS BABE. xx
      ps. i have not been avoiding your email. i just love you enough that i don't want to rush off a reply. getting there soon.

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  2. I love this poem! The first few stanzas are my favorite, and I really love the third photo. :)

    Ellie | On the Other Side of Reality

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  3. FOR SOME REASON THIS REMINDED ME OF THE CHARLES BUKOWSKI QUOTE "LOVE BREAKS MY BONES AND I LAUGH" EVEN THOUGH IT DOESNT REALLY APPLY??? PROBABLY BC I AM BROKEN AFTER READING THIS. SO MUCH LOVE FOR YOU BOTH (AND I DONT EVEN REALLY KNOW YOU??) STILL TONS OF LOVE. LOVE YOU. K BYE.

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    1. WOAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH GIRLLLLL. I LOVE THAT QUOTE. GOSH. THANKS I'M DYING NOW. SO MUCH LOVE. PLUS I FEEL LIKE WE KNOW EACH OTHER AND I'M PRETTY SURE THAT I'D JUST WANT TO TALK WITH YOU FOR HOURS IN REAL LIFE SO BYE. xx

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  4. So beautiful, Adelaide, you are such a wonderful writer!
    You inspire me sooooooo much, thank you for that!!
    <3 <3
    Amelia Key xxxxxxx

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  5. I found your blog quite a while ago and I recently found it again. Reading over your writing and looking at your photography...how you write is almost effortlessly simple yet profound. Just...wonderful :)

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    1. this fuels me up, friend. thank you. xx

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  6. I like the cat. and the words but honestly with all these dedications I'm not sure who to thanks XD <3 love ya

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    1. stop making me laugh when i'm eating cereal at like 11. xx love ya kid.

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  7. So I don't have the words still. I just wish that I did...but my prayer all comes out like poetry and my poetry like prayer. I think that is a good thing???? But it's hard to make sense of the words, still.

    I love you. Maybe that's all that needs to be said.

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  8. THOSE FIRST FOUR PARAGRAPHS CUT ME. LIKE i'm bleeding i think.
    (and that's okay. good, even.)

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be kind.

xx