Angelus Novus (aka I Heard a Song, and it brought back A Lot of Memories)

I feel heat burrowing between my shoulder blades.
Im backlit.
An angel sailing out of paradise
A past wrapped in fact
 and fiction,
Who can tell which from what?

This new world is beauty,

My first was a nightmare of adolescence
My second was fire and cuts and fun.
My current is starlight.

I cherish each and every one.
But when I hear music it burns me.
When I smell certain perfume it wracks my dreams.

Angelus Novus, sailing out of paradise,
On the winds of time,
Is always facing backwards.
Written by HedonsHerald (Alexander Johnson)
Author's Note
Just go listen to maroon 5's cover of "sex and candy". Youll get it
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