Constellations on Your Skin

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
First poem I've written in years

Submitted: September 03, 2014

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Submitted: September 03, 2014



Someday it will all be okay

Breathing will get easier

And your skin will shine like new


And even though the scars remain,

They'll be like constellations

On the surface of your beautiful body


More than just random lines engraved

From one point to another

There to help find order within despondent chaos


They'll represent something greater

Your struggle, your fight, your pain,

Your gasps for breath as the waves crash over your head


Your little sky is beautiful

It's full of constellations

To remind you that your future is as bright as the stars

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