Goodbyes were never really my thing in the end
But in the beginning, when hello's were as easy as--
I could remember the way your freckles made the outline
Gravitation, it's the only thing that's keeping me grounded these days,
because the last thing I ever want to do is ask you to stay,
I have to give you an apology, because when I found myself astray
I looked at my shadow and mistook it for my demons trying to find me,
That the handprints of my previous lover would always stay under my skin,
preventing anyone else from digging under it and planting ideas,
That maybe I don't need to be afraid anymore.
Just to be safe I memorized every door my intimate strangers would walk out of,
locking them and letting go of strings that had the capability of strangling me
Swallowing the keys and hiding them for eternity.
Your kisses were like a match and my skin was the tinder,
My tongue on the back of your teeth, pulling out secrets that got stuck between t