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peridotpennies
peridotpennies amateur poet & fanfiction writer
Autoplay OFF   •   10 months ago
something very important that i learned!

icarus but with no sun

I read once that you do not truly die until your name is uttered for the last time.

Perhaps that is why, through the ancient civilizations and cultural transformations, those people are not truly dead.

Icarus, Achilles, Hercules...Alexander Hamilton. They are all still alive. They are all still breathing, flying with waxy wings, fighting brave wars, and shaping institutions.

Their names are still screamed thousands of years later.

But you believe that you are a tragedy

because you’re f

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Will you make a sound? Will anyone make a sound when you hit the water?

Crowds are the loneliest thing in the world—

Because everyone sees you,

But nobody sees you.

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