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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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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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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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Less Taken

  These days are long These nights are trying While I’m living I know I’m dying It’s the future I’m defying As I walk On and on My soles are breaking From this walking I’m scared, I’m shaking Boots a’knocking … Continue reading

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Baptismal Font

We’re napping in a basement Seeping with sweat Sewage leaking through the cracks In the floor and our hearts. This foundation is a tribute To Old Faithful. Matched fingertips Charred from mediocre string strumming, From cracking into a piƱata That … 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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