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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    You are the button that holds my jeans together, the adrenaline from the high , and the liquor that keeps me wasted on you. You are the never ending drink in my hand, the depressing winter, and the missing car keys after a few rounds of drinks. Dear Anna, I haven't gotten around to thank you:...
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    I love the way your lips and mine Are intertwined; The way our bodies move in unison With the wind and tree branches; The way my heart sinks like an anchor In the midst of the ocean; It doesn’t waver or sway with the current; I love the way my feet dance around yours As you watch, mesmer...
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    Sick is the mind Of the soldier conditioned to love his war; Injured is the body Of the brave soul; Bruised is the heart Of the man who bandages the wounded; Worried is the mind Of the desperate mother, Waiting for a sign that he’s okay, Waiting for the phone call that he’s dead, Bu...
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    Cheap red lipstick on the tip of a martini glass Shiny black stilettos And torn dresses Too much hairspray And not enough money in your wallet Yeah this is the fast life Oh you’re loving it Shot glasses scattered around the bar And all you can see is the blurry reflection starring back at...
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    I don’t know who I am Or who I’m going to turn out to be Where I’m going Or where I am I look in the mirror to try and get to know myself But I just can’t seem to shake hands with who I am And who I want to be I walk alone through the foggy crispy cool woods at night Thinking about l...
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    Dried roses Hung upside down on your windowsill You watch the sky cry in the background Wrapped in your white cashmere sweater With sleeves all too long Fingers clinging to the cup of tea Warming you as you sit by the windowsill Goose bumps trailing down your legs As you remember thos...
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    Too much time, Way too much time On my hands. Too much to do, With no intention of getting it done. Thinking, About him, Us, The situation. What if? What next? When? How? Why? AH. Tears roll down my cheeks. Smiles and laughter. Sitting on my bed Contemplating everything Day d...
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    Talks that hurt Talks that bleed. Words that are blurted out In hopes of uplifting. Good news, bad news They come in pairs. Delivered to your front door, A box Wrapped in a black ribbon. Pick up the box And glare in confusion From side to side Nobody’s there. Open the box You...
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    Faded, camouflaged bruises being to heal Even the impassive man hurts Even the sober man drinks Little words and phrases that destroy us all Inside of you and me, there’s something broken But… Never give up Go on as if it doesn’t hurt Smile even when you don’t mean it....
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    I have a premonition A strong feeling that when I finish my memoir I’ll be 99 and a widow; My father will be long gone by then; I’ll be sitting alone in my bed, cleaning its final draft; My children and grandchildren will be healthy and successful; Independent and self-sufficient; B...
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    I grew up in queens Moved here from Israel onto a new land: A welcoming country where freedom was always given and expressed But I – I was too young to speak for myself so I’ll start with age five – Five years out of my mother’s caring and protective wound And there was fighting everyw...
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    August 12th, 2004 Dear Mom and (Dad) Sir, Sorry I haven’t written in the past few days. They refused to collect and mail anything out since we’ve moved to a new location and I’ve lost all that I’ve written to you. After a few days here, I began to miss home a lot more than I thought. To...
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    People are bewildered, They ask, they wonder; They don't comprehend. I explain, It’s better to ignore these things Don't listen; don't fight back I say, People talk, they gossip they say things that were meant to... hurt So what? Let them. But they don'...
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    The tree branches On a cold winter night The snow Squished under feet The harsh wind Whispering in my ear The burning fire Destroyed everything in its path The hatred ? The words The actions The lyrics The hatred What more is there? What more can I do? All my energy is gone My...
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    Here stands a girl she is strong brave she has courage and is full of ambiguity she takes three steps into another zone she sees someone looking back at her she has lost herself in this place she is timid and threatened she stands there, staring she is weak and full of ambiguity ...
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    I’m your comfort, Your new beginning. You come to me for a fresh start Or an improvement. People walk around me, Inside of me, Searching for the right utensils. Newlyweds and babies, Families in new homes, They buy furniture from me For a new beginning, For decorations, For Feng ...
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    I hear them scream for me. They screamed my name so loud that my ears began to ring. They want more from me than I am able to give. Tonight, I’m going to walk out there and give them what I think they want. Tonight, I’m going to give them my all. I have all the support I need and more. I have a ...

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