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Paper Thin Promises

Updated on November 29, 2018
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Alexandra Lang is a 22 year old performer currently traveling the world, writing about her time around the universe.

I would say I dodged a bullet, but there was never really a bullet to be dodged with you. There was only the question of yes or no, with two different answers from the opposing

Parties were composed of smoke, whiskey, and you by my side. Except for the one you brought me to, only to turn the handle and see her right behind

The door that is closed and locked in your mind will always remain a mystery to me. I’m assuming you lost the key to the one you slammed in my face with only your

Words are all I’m saying right now, but it’s more real having them stare at me in ink on

Paper thin promises are all you’ve ever made me. You said it’s going to be different now. You said you would get it all figured out. You said I could believe you. You said this would never happen

Again with the excuses. The clever equations of how to make me think you really meant what you said. The mathematically well-thought out sentences of endless formulas. The reasonings for why she has all your

Trust me, I am not trying to bring up the past for any other reason than to remind you that this has all happened before. That history truly does repeat itself. That this is not something we can just ignore any

More of you was all I was asking for. More of your understanding. More of your presence. More of your

Time does not fly with you. It rests in the standstill of our words being shared through open

Space is what you want, but not what she’s able to

Give me a break for once and tell me why your voice is the only one worth dancing

For what reason are you the only person I know soaked in

Strength is something I finally have when you’re

Around the clock, hands keep moving but yours stay firmly wrapped around her

Waist deep in thoughts of how she has you cast under some sort of

Spell it out for me. All the ideas you told me you had for us in the next few

Years have gone by, and nothings changed.


© 2018 Xandra Lang

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