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Triage

  The doctor looks over my x-Ray Saying “This looks good, Except for the shin bone jabbing through Your flesh.” He can mend it, easily. But that fragmented bone Pushed so hard to be free, Perhaps I should let it … Continue reading

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And It’s June

  Your shoulders map a dim horizon, Shading a hazy morning That tastes of leaking ozone. I’m learning Braille by Touching the tide of goosebumps Flushed from your knees to your elbows. In your softly curling fingers, I hang every … Continue reading

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Such Dirty Glass Windows

  This is a final seance A lusty embrace of pantorum And Zen dojo. We drink, Meditating on the sun’s rays And our second cup of sweet oolong tea. Meditating on the sun’s rays As the sun mediates its way … 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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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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Detox

Friday night loathing; Deceivingly humid Sweat, approximately scattered with dreams on my sheets. On cue, My eyes flap open And graze on a ceiling Worth staring at, apparently. Groaning like a hurricane I drown myself back into purgatory. I’m gone … 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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Sleeping

Bodies have rules And rules are broken Tongues have words Never spoken, A tragedy of parts Of veins and bleeding hearts Against fingers and lips Against skin and hips A murmured refusal Turns into a cry And crying and crying … 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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