An Eyelash Wish
An Eyelash Wish
a birthday kiss
http://letters-to-nobody.tumblr.com/post/98132071127/thinner-than-air-ocean-vuong-a-jack-knife-moon

letters-to-nobody:

Thinner Than Air
Ocean Vuong


A jack-knife moon ivories
the summer night. Young enough
to believe nothing would change us.

we threw our clothes in the air
& watched them fall like used gauze
onto the grass. Our skin disappeared

into the pool the way silence enters
a body to calcify as time….

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You can’t see yourself all over. But I can. Part of you is honey, part of you is copper, some of you is gold… James Baldwin, Another Country (via ethiopienne)

(Source: daughterofzami, via ethiopienne)

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