Tag Archives: existentialism

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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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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Morning

  I see my hairs are split As I lay against The crevices of duvet skin. I tear them out, With my disquieted digits. Fingernails digging into my palm, A damp fist full of injustice And disturbed growth, My eyes … Continue reading

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I Do Not Remember

  I do not remember The inauguration of my decline, Inside me, it came gently; It softened, soothed, pacified. Roughly generous and hardly kind, Movements like sandpaper, Though appearing refined. I didn’t mind.

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Extra Terrestrial

  As the earth wobbles On its feeble axis, I peer towards heaven, Toes curling into hell- Dizzy with the spinning Of our own marble Amongst all the lost ones, Playing cosmic pinball In unwavering persistence That we may, someday … Continue reading

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Smile

I’ve got loose teeth, Looser morals- I have bad dreams about cavities. I’m curiously craving Something somewhat substantial To gnaw on But I can’t clamp down Without loosing An incisor Or two.

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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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RXistentialism

You will be beautiful A patched sweater Wrinkled, stained In the back of your closet Thrown next to the DIY distillery that you Crafted near the end of your senior year. But you will be beautiful. Beautiful, Like the open-mic … Continue reading

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Stuff

Everyone I’ve loved Is made of 65% water. I never learned to swim. So I sink. Slowly. I ran into a glass door today. I ran into people. Both hurt The same Exact Way. I read a study That people … Continue reading

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Doubt

A petulant child Asking about nuclear reactors And relationships I’m screaming into a void Who is all-knowing. I’m tearing out my hairs And tearing up In frustrations At my connections With an alpha and omega Which have slowly become more … Continue reading

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