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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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Disrobed

  This morning, I read my coffee, Drank the paper. Dawns are better messy, And nights are better off confused. I want to Keep things that way. People stronger than me Have needed a chiropractor, To readjust their back After … 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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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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Hey, Diddle Diddle

Hey diddle, diddle A homeless man’s fiddle Is playing a city to sleep Snapping strings don’t heed A more vital need For some goddamn quiet and peace Hey diddle diddle, The neighbor’s will quibble About the nighttime symphonies He says … Continue reading

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For Sky // Doctor Jesus

Long hair, Short-clipped beard Walking alone in suburban night lights While crickets and frogs belt out Enlightened, liberated free-jazz. By sunrise, philosophizing anarcho-mysticism By sunset, drunk on the corn-fields, With wolves, howling about fascism towards the moon Drumming reactionary funk … 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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