thank you richard siken

you’re in the car with a beautiful boy and you sing with the conviction of someone who is about to be irreparable and he leans over to kiss you goodbye and this is the last time he will tell you he loves you but you don’t know to cherish it so text me know when you get home safe and you’re on the hospital phone with a beautiful boy and you can’t see him but you know he’s more beautiful than ever right now made perfectly in the image of god to break you and you will never feel more love for him than in that moment because you have always been a moth drawn to the knot in the thread and isn’t it just too pretty to think

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