Hiraeth

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you

you have paint on your hands

and i have dirt on mine

you’re beautiful

and i’m cruel

we're just wasting time while wasting our lives

do you see why we’ll never make it out alive?

you talk about your future

and i am lost in the past

you make neat ceramic artifacts

i just make messes

and then i overreact

you create things

and i destroy them

you are the best

and i am the worst

a blessing clouded by a curse

you are the light that i burn out

you are the words that never leave my mouth

you are the only source of water in a drought

and me?

i’m slowly burning out

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