I Want To Know Everything About The Universe You Hold Within
RomancePoems About Stars

I Want To Know Everything About The Universe You Hold Within

There are so many things I want to know about you.

Your lunar cycles:
I will watch you through all your phases. I will see your light mature, slowly, filling the cracks of my broken soul. I want to watch you when you’re full moon, and breathe, as my soul is getting soldered, by your light. I just wonder, can I still gaze at you when you turn your face to the sun?

The main source of your energy: I want to preserve it and keep you alive. Tell me, is it the sun or the stars?

Your moons: I want to know how many moons you have. Can you tell me which ones keep you company in the dark?

Your form: I want to know if you’re just a celestial body or a whole galaxy. I want to know how your breathe looks like. I couldn’t see it when I inhaled your kiss. Is it a cloud or a nebula?

Your stars: I want to know how you feel when a star is born inside you. Does it burn? I want to know what happens when a star dies inside you. I wonder, do the other stars remain bright when they mourn?

Your orbit: I want to know how much time you need to orbit my heart. Is it a day or an eternity?

Your black holes: I want to know how many black holes you have. I know of one, your past! Are all the others secrets too?

Your planets: I want to know all your planets. They might help me understand you.

Venus: I want to know what happens to Venus when you fall in love. Does it change shape or colour? Does it become brighter?

Mars: I want to know if Mars gets jealous when you become just as cold, when you become distant, so distant, that even your own stars cannot reach you.

Uranus: I want to know if ice survives in your eyes. The last time I saw you, you fixed me with an icing look, like Uranus the “ice giant”. I want to know if it snows inside you or if the dew freezes in your mornings.

Mercury: I want to know if horizons spill from your heart and if it beats with a burning flame, like Mercury. I want to watch your sunset. Does the sun rise from your lungs? I miss the times when passion was the only language you spoke. How come silence has become your mother tongue?

Saturn: I saw the colours of light glimmering from your silhouette, like the rings of Saturn. I want to know how your rainbows are born. I want to know if your smile is curved like one. I want to know how the colours of your halo change between two smiles.

Neptune: I remember the sparkle in your blue eyes as if suddenly Neptune woke up from a magical dream. Are your eyes an ocean or a sea?

Jupiter: I want to know how big your worries are. Are they bigger than Jupiter?

Pluto: I know how far you can go. I know how unreachable you can be, like Pluto. But I don’t know how close you can get to me. Can you tell me?

Your layers: I want to know how many layers you have and if you have an ozone layer. I want to know what breaks you.

The beginning to times: I want to know how it all started and when was the big bang. When did my heart explode?

I want to know so many things about you.

Please tell me who you are, tell me who is this little universe inside me? TC mark

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I am a Lebanese living in the UK and working in the humanitarian sector. I write to make sense of the world around me and clarify the brume of ideas and feelings constantly bubbling inside me. Follow Lara on Instagram or read more articles from Lara on Thought Catalog.