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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    i. when i pressed into you i meant it i mean i loved you and i loved you hard i wanted to untie the knots in your bones, turn the twists into truths and in this way show you show you, i mean love you i wanted to love you between the screws holding you together, between your broken mind and the holes...
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    only to be called upon, otherwise used/less; obscure...
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    a connection swift fingers knot blonde and human matter stays put; swings across white shoulders. when she gets where she is going she will untie herself and spread her thin fingerbones through the rope that she has woven until it dissipates like it was never there and let...
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    great churches in that water, let me worship sweet green shadows slipping under, colder, under, colder til the black mud meets the blue skin great gods in that water, let me worship let me draw those lines let me follow those fish and dream their silver dreams; let me be. i have smoother stones to c...
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    You made me cold. Tightened. Scared for my sweetness so I eliminated every trace of you from my body. I am quiet now but not for long....
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    when we climbed hills when we climbed back down too fast and you did not turn back...
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    when we sat on the warm metal steps by the river and you patiently explained the type and quality of the welds that held us out of the water; when you kissed my shoulder but would not help me up....
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    i know what it's like to stand in the crying sea when the night takes you in its mouth and rolls you round when the delta pulls you deeper and you throw your clothes into the black mud forever under the bridge...
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    when we ran side by side for a while and then woke your face something ancient when your eyes were closed I did not want them to open; i saw the other worlds you went to when they did. when the gods of your best chance abandoned you and left you to your own devices you turned to me: a solution. whe...
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    1. Stones stacked upon stones. Bones rearrange bones. We rearrange each other.   2. F***ing in rainy tents. Breaking and entering to sleep in dry beds.   3. Wake in the middle of the night. Drive fast straight into oblivion. ...
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    it pools deep in holes in hands in holy crooked neck and shoulder bones of sleeping giants; let us breath, we and we and we with our tangled bones inside the low moan of the morning. let us burn each other’s skins retain bruises in the shape of hollow mouths follow lines that lead to p...
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    we go fast but we don’t run and this is how one comes to love a gun...
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    i. speeding backwards through burnt skeletons of life that used to be painted rust and green necks turned to look in ways previously lost to us at paths previously crossed by us hands tight on gods and machines that have tried to kill us; yes, we survived and live to turn arou...
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    i spooked my town into receding back into the lusty green leaves and the cottonwood snow from whence it came. i crawled up from a storm grate on south kobuk and pressed my heavy fingers to the sidewalk artery and pressed my heavy fingers ‘til i felt the beat subside- now we reside only in t...
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    it pools deep in holes in hands in holy crooked neck and shoulder bones of sleeping giants; let us breathe, me and me and me, in my empty aching desert land of potential of milk and honey and heavy clouds that press low down and never rain it pools deep but I need a thunderstorm I n...
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    the sweet insubordination of springtime glowing white after shining april showers wet roads to nowhere and everywhere at once all lead to you with your wicked champagne grin a book in each hand riding your bicycle into the sky, impervious to everything but joy who are you? who are you...
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    ten. nine. eight. seven. six. five. four. three. two. one. tobacco smoke and broken leaves and you....
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    prisoner of watching your heavystep little brown feet, dark hair. swing around the corner. body like a double bass. white clay on your hands forever. shrug sleepy in your soft flannel skin; silent glow, imminent grin and an eyeball laugh. sweet cinnamon smoky spice springtime thoughts of...
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    we waltz across bridges not burn them under the thumb of a long autumn world and that golden-eyed girl she promised to freeze our beaches by the time the sun rose that night so we’d slip and slide if ever we tried to race our approaching tides...
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    i. one side is shorter; we hold both of her hands, we hold on for our lives ii. she is the reason that the angle between us is so damned acute iii. we have our different formulas, but in the end we add up to this...
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    midnight and winehigh your soft long sighs at my side: this is what they mean when they say the word sleep...
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    i. have we lost control, what have we done is this life measured now in crashes? crashes instead of the honeysuckle playgrounds radio program joyous togetherness of once back when once back when, when we were safe from change have we lost control, what have we done the change that b...
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    you promptly wrote down all the things you’d already done, and crossed them off with glee....
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    I haven’t much to sleep about; it’s silent but the silence is loud. There is a space shaped like a one-winged songbird (small and soft and broken) in my world tonight. Now, if I sang out, nothing sweet would answer me....
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    blink, and you won’t miss it we live out of the corners of our bright and blinded eyes, out of time and cracking wise, yeah, cracking up, we’re breaking up forever with our histories and memories, our elegies, belonging to a family so much bigger than the earth in widescreen beaches...

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