Tag Archives: breath

Like Leaves, I Fall (Though I do not Decay)

  What is it, this time, Crawling up your spine, Using the backs of your Rib-cage as rungs? Every step, A sharper breath, Until it reaches your heart; Finally learning the color Of your blood. There are so many white … Continue reading

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Maidenhead

Experimentally drowning Chronologically born Wrathful, bitter, and confused We know what is best, Ignoring it, We take what cannot be replaced. Miscarriage of ecumenical Justice, I am not sorry that it wasn’t me To shape you. But you can shape … Continue reading

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Baptismal Font

We’re napping in a basement Seeping with sweat Sewage leaking through the cracks In the floor and our hearts. This foundation is a tribute To Old Faithful. Matched fingertips Charred from mediocre string strumming, From cracking into a piƱata That … Continue reading

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A Very Boring Love Story

We are delightfully dull Like watching Cheers all day in hospice Probably deadly, Certainly not dangerous. Written for the writers. I have been drinking from The same cold cup of coffee It tastes just like yours Exactly. It was shitty … Continue reading

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Landlocked

I whisper into The shell of your ear Pressing my lips against You, There is nothing softer Than You leaning your elbow Into the crease of our Thrift-store find couch My face against Lobes As I hear The ocean churning … Continue reading

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Before You Gave Up

The ocean groans A lover’s moan While I’m safe at home With the person I’ve grown into. There’s no wind, no cries No sin. This is how the end begins. You’re a worn-out cliche, I’m weary of another day; I … Continue reading

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Restless; Or, Cheers to Being 20 and Stupid.

Bring the night, Its reckless cold To comfort and warm My bitter soul. To lead my arms In an embrace of day To leave my mind, my soul To decay. My veins are roadmaps to my heart My body is … Continue reading

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