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A fire forgotten
Leaves a smoking char, embers,
Abandoned forest

There in the brush, cold
A soft-skinned echo peels back
The wound of her skin

Emitting a scream:
Undergrowth shuffles, birds screech,
Bewildered scatters.

Beneath the blackness
Of webbing scabs and old leaves
She seems to have eyes.

If only grief had
Left her with a mouth to speak,
Or hands like paper

To flutter with some
But no, nothing more

Than the eyes that burned
Tracking and rewinding fate,
Time like a cruel film

No endings in sight,
Only echoes of echoes
A fire forgotten
a fire forgotten
if you're curious about where i am or have been, because i am not here, you can find me at or on instagram silklilies 


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Artist | Student | Literature
Christmas Island
as a writer, i'm more interested in
what people tell themselves happened
rather than what actually happened.

“There is never a sudden revelation, a complete and tidy explanation for why it happened, or why it ends, or why or who you are. You want one and I want one, but there isn't one. It comes in bits and pieces, and you stitch them together wherever they fit, and when you are done you hold yourself up, and still there are holes and you are a rag doll, invented, imperfect. And yet you are all that you have, so you must be enough. There is no other way.”
•marya hornbacher•




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JenSunBeam Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014
Happy Day you were Born! ;)
Sammur-amat Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2014   General Artist
happy birthday, lovely lovely being xoxo
toxic-nebulae Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Student Writer
happy birthday!
WinteroftheSoul Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
:party: Happy birthday, silklilies! *Grand Canyon-size smile*

Here's to an awesome next year in your existence... *toasts (with coffee)*
Is-lnds Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
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IntracranialColors Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013  Professional General Artist
Please do not stop writing </3
I just recently discovered you in the hidden caverns of astounding work here on dA
and I must say that you've become one of my favorite artists. The way you weave your words leaves me awestruck and desperately in love with the intangible language us writers tend to linger in. 
It's beings like you that grant the rest of us inspiration and motivation.
intricately-ordinary Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I’ve featured you here. Thank you for being such an inspiration :heart:
saltwaterlungs Featured By Owner May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
i dont have time to read through and favourite every single on of your pieces and comment on them all, but i sewar i'll come back
nosedivve Featured By Owner May 29, 2013   Writer
I have featured you here. :heart:
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