Author Archives: mariethearistocat

courage

last night, i cried so hard that my ears hurt. today, i woke up with my throat screaming, too dry to open my mouth and let air in. my pillows were still wet, my eyes still puffy. when i plopped … Continue reading

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Drake’s on his Worst Behavior

Although I could make an entire blog post (honestly, a series of blog posts) on the perfection that is Rihanna, today I’m talking about something she said in her interview with Vogue. In her interview, she recounted a very famous … Continue reading

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goodbye

you know, i write all these poems for you, but what if when we meet again it’s different. the world is still on your shoulders, but in a new way. your hair doesn’t flop the same way. our conversations are … Continue reading

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red hoods

I. you remember me as a pensive, emotional soul. you remember the intricate, twisty inner-workings of my mind. you were always “there” for me when i needed you. that’s why it took me so long. maybe i was so used … Continue reading

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pieces

i hope i’m not asking too much of you. i’m not asking you to fix me, because that wouldn’t be fair. i’m not asking you to accept me with wide open arms, but i’d love that. i don’t want you … Continue reading

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well-traveled hands

do you remember how it used to be? when we were still innocent, so much younger? do you remember the first time you saw me? i was wearing my cousin’s old tank top and a pair of shorts. i remember … Continue reading

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when i see you again

it’ll be a tuesday. the sun will be shining, but rain clouds will be looming in the distance. i’ll see you in line for ice cream on the boardwalk and race towards you. you’ll turn around when i call your … Continue reading

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