Being on duty was little more than standing outside the castle like a glorified gargoyle. No one was foolish enough to try to fight their way inside, so the job was rather boring a majority of the time. Letting his eyes wander, one guard spotted a man limping into an alleyway across the street. Normally, he would have ignored it, but he needed an excuse to stretch his legs. Investigating a “potential threat” would give him at least a few minutes.
Find someone who pays attention. Who runs their fingers over your every scar; and asks where each one came from. Find someone who knows how you like your coffee; what song makes you want to roll the windows down and slam on the gas pedal. Find someone who takes in your smallest details; who notices the things you thought no one ever would.
It’s okay if you don’t want the same things as me in the long run. Because I like you a lot and you make me happy but we both will change in ways we can’t be sure of. So it’s okay if we don’t share a forever as long as we have right now.
I used to dream about the day you’d reach out to me again. I didn’t think it’d ever actually happen and I definitely didn’t think I’d actually be over you when it did. But it did and I am and damn it feels good.
Ever since she swallowed the universe, she had clouds trapped in her stomach and the taste of metal running against her tongue. But one day, she knows the sun will burn her throat and flowers will grow in her lungs.
she’s been lifting
the weight of the world for others
but she’s done being stepped on
by @jwfeelings // Message me a word and I’ll write about it