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Most Recent Free Verse Poems

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Living with Parasites
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 Gray turns to white And White to gray to blue and black and brown and green and to another day Blue turns to curtains Black to a tv Brown to my couch And green to the trees I am awake in a wave Inside exhaustion’s coursing... (more »)
-War-
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The rain fell down in drops of red, That burned the frozen ground The sky was clear, a bluish gray, Without a single cloud. The thunder rolled, as powder burned, And filled the air with smoke, Inhaled by lungs too tired to breathe, Too... (more »)
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i will never be too far away to love you
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if i hold my breath long enough, will you come back and spoil me rotten? will you quit your dead? there’s no ballad to my other half six feet under, just a lifeless script about a whole, or hole, however you want to put... (more »)
Single Glass Clock
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Monday: I hid within open air, and yet I was missing from peoples sight. Tuesday: I opened the door a crack, with a thought.   Wednesday: I ran to places, that time could not catch.   Thursday: I could hear the world's... (more »)
Dear Future Lover,
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Dear future lover, I will make you fall in love with me, to the point you don't remember when our love faded. Dear future lover, I will make you so dependent on me, that I remind you to breath.  Dear future lover, I will bully you and... (more »)
The Willow that Weeps
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My branches droop hidden inside me by my garnish of green. The light tries to shine into me, but I always block the sheen. Millons of drops fall down, for it is too much for my leaves to hold. Weakness seizes me. I wonder if the... (more »)
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You Are the Universe This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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You are the universe with Nebulae in your eyes Thoughts made of clouds floating in A never-ending galaxy Tears great as the ocean washing over the soil of this life Your touch is filled with light and your heart flooded with... (more »)
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Shrink-rap Dreaming This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Sometimes I want to run away and join a ska band. I want to sneak out the window – Wouldn’t need to bring much. Just space for notebooks and a fresh shirt And of course my mother’s trumpet Silver and gleaming It... (more »)
Remembrance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Bruises blossom across milk-white skin Dark indigo flowers, blooming Purple petals opening, unfurling Spotted orchids scattered across a landscape of snow Splotches of night-dark paint The deep shifting colors of twilight blue... (more »)
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Crescendo, Diminuendo This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I play piano. Each note flows together like a river, While the push of pedals elongates the sound. The piece is like a roller coaster. Beginnings are usually quiet, But the most exhilarating part is at the top And the noise... (more »)
Hunger This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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stretch my skin of thin paper jelly on my pale pink lips and i punch my soft belly. in the yogurt stained mirror leaned against the cabin wall, i cry and cry and cry and now i simply fall to the pee-stained carpet, itchy on my... (more »)
Pressure This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Fans scream, sound becomes muffled, I dig myself a deep hole in the dirt, the pressure weighing on my body like bricks. (more »)
Changing Events This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Morning 1. My favorite time of day, the sun cresting over the dew on the grassy hills, birds chirping on birch trees, it’s morning. Late night mysteries 2. A late night cast, the river full of mystery what will I... (more »)
Hurting This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Your eyes are on fire Their flames matching the beat Of your screams. I cover my ears But I can still hear your voice Ringing. (more »)
Voices This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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My voice is the size of a galaxy Misted with stardust Ageless with the time it’s traveled The words I didn’t say caught by the webs weaved by my uncertainty Why, in a country that swears of freedom do I choose to stay... (more »)
You Don’t Understand This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Do you know what it’s like? To speed walk to your car with your keys in-between your fingers. As if they are going to save you from whatever lurks nearby late at night? Do you know what I am thinking as I... (more »)
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