Ocean Eyes, poetry written by CJ Delous at Spillwords.com
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Ocean Eyes

Ocean Eyes

written by: CJ Delous


With your tongue in my mouth
you try to tease out
the secret of my silence,

but I keep it hidden
a garden
full of dead
& dying

With your tongue in your mouth
you make sounds
that unfold my ribcage, take
each strange organ
in your hands &
show me that
bones need not be broken
to be open.

in the blue reflection of your ocean
eyes, the poison in these organs
rise like vapour to the sky;

that ocean brings me back to life.

So let me in
& see
if I will sink

or swim.

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