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A Study: The Economics of Dying

  Vegetables don’t feed flowers The way a body will. A legacy of “I Was here, too.” Grown from decay, Wilting again A hand-picked bouquet.

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Anything Too Sweet

Now, We peel back our rotting skins Like grounded tangerines. We echo smiles through Wind-tunnel mouths Moved by pared lips. Would Moses part the Red Sea If he had been privileged to A preview of the Promised Land? What is … Continue reading

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Just Starvation

In murky October’s morning The fog appears to be Sleeping giants Rolls of fat with Brown grass hair peaking through; Gray patches, reminiscent Of a once-blue sky, Stretching across my known world, Snoring across eons. These giants no longer live … Continue reading

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I Sip Whiskey, Now

  I sip whiskey, now I still find it acrid, Kerosene down my throat I’ve found I like the burning. You’d recognize me, But it would take a minute or two. As days roll by, A constant state of metamorphosis … 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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En Grave

Engrave Upon me The time of Our life Come to A final Battle Ground.

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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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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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Femme Fatale

  You asked me Why you could No longer see. I warned you Of what this Heat would inspire. You didn’t hear When I spoke, Advising that where There is fire, There is smoke.

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Yourself

I sigh at your impertinence Keeping my smile towards the door And my mouth around goodbyes As you asked me If I could love you As dearly as you loved yourself The afterglow of A fling that’s been flung, Basking … Continue reading

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