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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I always bring a book to a social gathering just to be sure in case people are being to people-y and I need the familiar comfort of words. I can always sit down in a corner safely tucked away where I’ll never have to make small talk and alone with the stories I dance. We need some al...
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    With a flourish or something equally fancy and utterly unnecessary good-thing-her-name-ends-in-a-‘Y’ whoops and droops and swoops like the ends of perfectly straightened hair dampened by dancing in the rain. Painful political correctness; drowning in a sea of it where there is no ro...
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    The old attic of forgotten memories beckons me deep in my slumber so I dream up boxes and open them up like wounds (because they are). Mistakes ricochet all over my brain like the angry buzz of bees on three shots of espresso except it’s worse than an echo; it’s life....
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    Right now, when I’m at my desk And you’re in your dorm, you’re approximately Too far away. I’d make it less, if I could. I’m not giving up; I’m letting go. Letting go of things left unsaid Could’ve, should’ve, would’ve… None of that changes the fact that I Didn’t ...
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    Remember those days when you used to be my entire life? Yeah, I guess you don’t. You don’t really even care about me anymore, Do you? I’ve grown since then—no thanks to you, of course Now I see that you were nothing but chains Pinning me to the ground beneath you So you could shine ...
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    Meet me somewhere where it’s always summer somewhere where we can stay young forever we can dance in the rain and wear big, long, flowing dresses and wear bright purple lipstick Meet me somewhere where ice cream is breakfast, lunch, and dinner and everyone was still skinny somewhere where ...
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    My best friend taught me how to French braid although truthfully I'm still pretty bad at it I sit behind my sister, mindlessly crossing sections of hair my cat plots our demise from the foot of my bed I wonder if when he's all alone, in the middle of a song he closes his eyes and thinks of me...
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    Meet me with your words We can rule the world, darling Just wake up on time...
  • Poetry > Sonnet
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    Death watches silently from far away Waiting for the right time to decide Biding his time before making a play Who to bring and who stays here to reside. A little girl feels Death’s gaze and is afraid Grabs her mom’s pant leg; she is scared to part Death looks away and the girl’s fears...

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