One common misconception people have about bisexual people is that the abbreviation “bi” is short for “bisexual”, when really it stands for “Black Island”, the place where all bisexual people are born and raised by pirates. All bisexual people are pirates. Run
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Once I climbed on top of a bookshelf so I could squeeze out onto the roof of a friend of a friend’s rented house. I smoked a cigarette I had bummed, desperate for something to make my hands stop shaking. With every drag, I thought of the pack you kept in your front shirt pocket.
I heard a man playing guitar in the metro today, a growl like Elvis and a smile like Sinatra, busking for coins on the yellow line. My first thought was you would have grabbed my hand and danced with me amongst the half-sleeping commuters.
You are a simple smile. You are fun and guitar circles and cheap beer and a loyalty to the goodness in the world. You are wine drunk and wet grass and “Can you see Orion?”
It’s never been heights that have scared me,
it’s been the promise of falling.