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the orchestra of us

Play with me
I will hide my hands
and let you pick the parts of me
ripe
rotten
falling
you haven’t been calling
but I still hear you.

Your tune
like, something I can’t get out of my head
messy hearts
and I will never forget
the way you can be gentle
the way you can be cruel.

This high key
vibrates and lingers
I felt it leaving through your fingers
and I wanted to sing
but I lost my voice
when I gave in

now

I want to be drowned
in an overture of something else
less.

© ryan

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Comments

  • Hathor
    Hathorover 4 years ago

    this is so rich and soft, like a newborn leaf. lovely.

  • eon .
    eon .over 4 years ago

    Your Words move me and many more " – ))

  • Lisa  Jewell
    Lisa Jewellover 4 years ago

    that
    “less”

    sums this up so perfectly,
    in one word
    you had me gasping. I get this inside and out….

    xoxox

  • lianne
    lianneover 4 years ago

    Nicole – you have a way of cutting right to the heart of it with searing, moving, heart-rending images. And yet for all of that, there is so much incredible beauty in everything you write!!

  • Arcadia Tempest
    Arcadia Tempestover 4 years ago

    The emotional quality you are able play to us in this piece comes across which each feeling tugging at us….
    The ache had heart music that your imagery so cleverly composed for us…xx

  • chitrali
    chitraliover 4 years ago

    such feirce, instensity of emotion…and yet so gently said….beautiful!!….xx chitrali

  • missyjennyb
    missyjennybover 4 years ago

    brilliant, a piece that touches my heart that I relate to very much, x

  • Rikki Woods
    Rikki Woodsover 4 years ago

    A beautiful piece of written art.

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