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How We Go

  I’ve never been fond of uncertainty, Despite my dedication to Marking up anything crystal clear, A frightened octopus making ink clouds To forge signatures with. I kneel and pray, “Who’s in charge up there, I would like to speak … Continue reading

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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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No New Goodbye

  When there is No new goodbye, Only soft, sweet greeting, Finally, will there be A safe place to land. I haven’t fallen, Though I have stumbled down stairs And into open doorways. Tripping turned sprinting I’ve made a cardio … 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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No New Gods

The machinery of his heart, always at war with his mind- He, who wrestled life away from scraps; those husks of peace left in compost buckets. Off-brand savior, who nails sleep to a cross, Sacrificing restfulness for children who were … 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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Though We Say Hallelujah

  I step into the coffee shop Aligning myself in the Neat, orderly row. It is Our human branding Because, God surely Loves parallel lines. We don’t know this, Though we say, hallelujah. A baby cries behind me A sign, … Continue reading

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Apotheosis

  I’m a mnemonic device Helping you remember Past, distant love. I dropped my shoes And modesty at the front door; You’d save the best for last, But I still stepped first in line. I emerge from beneath surface tensions … Continue reading

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One More For The Road

Remember, The tears dripping like honey They baptized me, Hopeful for rebirth, somehow. Remember, Your whimpers cutting through The silence. A storm trembling in your throat My mind is weightless, My chest, heavy. Liquid emotion touching my taste buds. I … Continue reading

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Sticking

  I used to thread needles through the clouds Piecing together the sky with airplane thoughts I’d pray, murmured amens, heavy enough to sink ships My hands gathered rust while I worshipped Beneath a pulpit’s iron, steady stare. Words hanging … Continue reading

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