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625539's picture

i spread myself across the sea, fingertips greeting foreign woods, lips kissing foreign stars. i'm the boy on his ninth life, arms ablaze with fondness, pupils atramentous, swelling to swallow anything you are.

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whateversexual_llama's picture

swelling to swallow. that is

swelling to swallow.

that is alliteratively delicious.

625539's picture

how kind, thanks unrelated :

how kind, thanks
unrelated : i have been waiting to use "atramentous" for so long, i was pleased with myself.

elph's picture

Do you know anyone

--- even a professor of English --- who'd not be obliged to look this one up?

My Mac dictionary failed me... but a Google rescue worked.

Can you recall your first (most likely, only) exposure to this linguistic curiosity?

625539's picture

i believe i came across the

i believe i came across the definition somewhere online.

Uncertain's picture

translation

you know what i thought at least the english would make a lot more sense than the french

625539's picture

il n'y a rien de logique.

il n'y a rien de logique.