It’s not a love at first sight.
I have to learn to kiss you
introduce you to my demons.
I have to stop comparing
knives with the soft rain.
I’ll try to believe you
when you tell me I am beautiful.
One day, I’ll see myself the way
you draw me,
ears open with
fingers tracing the splinters under my feet.
I saw cracks when you saw mazes
and veins and city skylines.
I wish I could shed
the skin I don’t want you to see
so I can show you
the naked girl
who doesn’t deserve to hold your heart.
"Splinters and City Skylines" - (via kelleylin)