CancerI could blow you a thousand kisses in a dayCancer by ~m-AliceSaysHello
but instead I use my energy to prove to you
that I am right and you are wrong.
I could cup your beautiful face in my weak and
but instead I rest them in my lap
uninterested in your hurt.
I spend my days laying in bed
my body against cool pillows and sheets
comforted in the fact that fabrics
can not leave after rough arguments.
I cry to you
about the terrible person I've become
your heart welcoming my bony cheek and
your lungs captivating my eardrums
like the sound of waves
slamming into me again and again.
The taste of blood in the back of my mouth
reminds me of the penny I picked