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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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Peel

I peel an orange Liberating the tender life Walled away from a starving world. Too desperately clinging, My nails pierce its virgin flesh Rudely releasing Acidic tears And I cry.

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Witless

  I recall Your face As it Was Boyish features Gleaming charm Impish smile Grinning ear To ear. Then It shot you In the head Could’ve been My brain Instead. Abstract painting On the white wall A portrait of A … Continue reading

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Blackbirds

Blackbird singing in the dead of night Take these broken wings and learn to heal All your life, you’ve been flighty and fighting Waiting for each moment to arrive And leave you untouched. Wound up and wounded Nursing self-inflicted bruises … 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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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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He

Decades of Content isolation In his own skin Sometimes He forgets what His eyes look like In the reflection Of champagne flute bottoms He discovers himself Forgetting the only Soft soul Who ever wandered Into his life And wandered out … Continue reading

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Love Letters to a Man Named Breakfast

  I found you Scrawled on last page of a dictionary Bleeding inky blots, a Nick Carraway. You were not dark, dark chocolate Or bloody-red Cabernet. You were more sophisticated but Much less stylish. I told you impolitely That I … Continue reading

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