My Flame to Your Fire

inner compass
shattered,

pieced it back together
but it never held
its glue,

i can’t tell which
cracks are
you,

maybe beauty’s
the fall
apart,

one day, i’ll be the
bones heap

before
you,

one day i’ll
be pretty
too..

but i can’t hold a
flame to the
fires in
you.

Grumpy Gorman
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..for i don’t glow like you.

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