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Tsunami HiroshiSu

(September 15,1996 / Fort Collins, Colorado)

Stardust


Yours are words I wrap myself in
Words so familiar they're like a friend
A smell like home
Of ink and paper
A slight crackle when I open your much loved binding
And you take me home to Faerie
Where I think I was born to live
And I know the land better than I know myself
You let me escape into your pages
Into other lives
And other places
Favorite haunts always traveling back to
With the turn of a page
Let me fall from your heavens
Ride on your clouds
Your sky vessels
Let me listen to the tinkling of your glass flowers
Let me have my Heart's Desire
And I will wish upon your stars
And when I have to leave
When I close your well thumbed pages
You'll let me take back some
Stardust

Submitted: Monday, September 30, 2013
Edited: Saturday, December 07, 2013

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Inspired by Stardust by Neil Gaiman

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