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Nothing Tastes Like

  One wrong look And you coil A one-off word Rattle… rattle…  Impregnating a moment  In a comatose afternoon Lunge Bite Venom that tastes like nothing  And nothing tastes like forgetting Advertisements

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Plainclothes

  Walking past a donut shop, I see God, a plainclothes cop Sipping coffee, much too hot Damning the devil to hell again. Smeared on his mustache, Chocolate crème from a Freshly-baked eclair. He switched off the babbling, Crying walkie-talkie. … Continue reading

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Softer

  He loves me in a softer way, Fuzzy, soundless, wet- Like looking through a window On a rainy September evening. A second chance at romance, It tastes like a relapse Into a hopefulness I stopped Sticking into my veins … Continue reading

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Avocado, Pt 1.

  The feel of your skin Resisting my knife Delights me. Avocado, It means you are not too soft Inside.

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I Am Your Monsoon

Here is art, Filling the air Inhaled by sick lungs Yours and mine. Here is an aura, My feet are chasing Pounding pavement carelessly. I stand, a witness to your boyhood A jury to watch growing pains, Shaving nicks, and … Continue reading

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Bleached

  Grinning with new teeth (3 shades lighter than last week) Bared, ready To tear throats from necks, Lettuce leaves from dainty salad forks Keeping my shaking legs steady Beneath the skirt of my White, eyelet dress. When my room … Continue reading

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DTJ or Broadcasts from Locker Room

Even the postman stopped To scratch his head and say He’d uh thought that We’d uh fought a war. I didn’t mean to disappoint That dear old boy As he handed me a postcard, With a few lines, “Wish I … Continue reading

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In The Back Of The Temple

Biblically, you ought not spill your seeds on infertile soil- You’ve come to know me as your lush, Dirty grounds, an ethical gray area. Taking matters into our own hands, You spill in my open palms, On fertile hills and … Continue reading

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Left

  Count on one hand Then the next Everything that is here Looking from afar To see things moving farther, Muttering, “just go” Mulling over Why you haven’t just disappeared. Just check for A co-creator in morbidity Deceptive conceiver, If … Continue reading

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The Day He Told Us

A lifetime is easy, Just scenes arranged To make sense of What we feel; As we Experience things that Will never happen, Sadness is not something We are able to Hang on to. The day he told us He wasn’t … Continue reading

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