Viscosity

Viscosity

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Drenched, weighed down by you

I ask to fly and find that

I'm milk and honey. Slick and stuck with sweat, I'm in shambles,

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shifty, stuttering, shutter-eyed.

Forming fractured pictures beneath burning retinas, I stare up.

Blinking.

Spaced out like fake planets, farther than Pluto and past gone stars,

supernova. Lightning struck, I shudder,

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gulp and gasp for breath, lose it. Loose and lovely, I lie without you,

lonely and close to death. You come back to me,

up and deeper, humid air is dank, dark,

defining. I sink slowly to find that I'm flying,

milk and honey dripping from my shoulders, shins, skin all over

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you weigh me down.