Not even Saturn’s rings
could bind you, Jess.
Your freckles; like constellations
spread chaotically across your cheeks.
Do you crave the suffocating
Comes with the darkness
you desire so much.
Inhale the celestial spun words
from those silly books you read –
reality is far too scary for you, Jess.
The dark doesn’t matter anymore,
with bruises like supernovas
scattered on your shins.
A partial eclipse
revealing all of your
You want space?
I’ll give you the moons that
occupy your bedroom ceiling,
the glow in the dark stickers
stuck to the back of your door.
I’ll give you the stars from your
eyes and so much more,
Jessica D with her lips like mercury,
sending brave boys into the void.