Writing you into Poetry

Writing you into Poetry

A Poem by Nervana Zahran

I miss your sun-kissed eyes and the smoke coming out of your lips,
I wonder if I'll ever make love to your lost soul;
And space out between your hips.

Come paint my body with your sins,
Make art out of the friction that exists between our ribs,
touch me in a way that doesn't make sense,
And leave a permanent tattoo of your hand prints.

Why do you taste like so many regrets?
I promise I'll keep your heart inside my chest,
And take you to a world where our particles would freely collide;
forming a molecule so strong that the energy of the universe wouldn't be able to split..
You're the indistinguishable fire inside my head
Why aren't you letting me in?

I'd stop obsessing about stars if you let me kiss the heavens out of you instead,
And hum a lullaby that'd keep you sane in nights your body aches from all the bullshit,
I wanna learn how to swim with the demons in your head,
And love the scars that you bury with the monsters under your bed,
Take me into your cloud and I'll give you the skies
When will you let me in?
Just let me in

© 2014 Nervana Zahran


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this is unbelievably beautiful, you have used metaphysical scenarios and have made this really wonderful. It's like I could hear someone saying these words to me!

Posted 6 Years Ago


I miss your sun kissed eyes and the smoke coming out of your lips. Why do you taste like so many regrets?......swim with the demons in your head - These are my favorite lines out of many. I love the honesty in your writing ..fire inside my head. You did pour out your soul, I really enjoyed it. I like many lines of this poetry. When will you let me in? ...love the scars that you bury with monsters under your bed. I truly enjoyed it. Thank you so much. Poetry 101 Tag.

Posted 6 Years Ago



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Added on December 18, 2014
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