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that peripheral melody
flitting into view
then gone again
taunts me
haunts me
a whiff of fresh-baked cookies
detected from fragranceless banishment.
rumors of perfect passion hide
behind my ears.
whispers fog my vision;
my blood tastes bourbon

and my erratically throbbing heart is dizzy and drunk
melancholy sweet is addicting because
safe self-pity tastes so good.
because those out of sight not out of mind
invisible tangerine kisses
make my mouth pucker with want.
tantalizing fantasy tortures;
I spend my nights wishing satin dreams were true,
my days searching masks without eyeholes
and frozen-fire music still eludes.

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.






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JillianHale said...
Feb. 1, 2009 at 4:12 pm
I think that was a very odd poem, however that's what made it great. You are a great writer. Keep it up :]
 
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