• chryste commented on the post, eleven 4 years, 10 months ago

    eleven is the number of steps she took before reaching the corner,
    eleven steps on the cobblestone before she disappeared into the shadows
    and he never saw her again.

  • chryste commented on the post, meanwhile 5 years, 9 months ago

    meanwhile
    we’re all living and loving and smiling and laughing and crying and screaming and dying, all at once, everybody, all of us

    meanwhile
    the earth spins and turns and tilts, a nothing, a speck, a pale blue dot of insignificance in a rapidly expanding universe

    meanwhile
    everything we know and understand and everything we don’t and…[Read more]

  • chryste commented on the post, knee 5 years, 10 months ago

    by day she is
    hair pulled back into a crisp bun
    stockings without any pulls
    modest amounts of eyeliner perfectly applied
    and manicured nails on hands that never tremble

    but by night she is
    bruised knees
    a wide lipsticked smile
    beckoning eyes heavy with glitter and promises
    and sadness.