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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Each morning, I love you the way the sun loves the Earth as it sets itself to slumber, playfully digging its heels into the blanket folds of sky and pouting, a petulant child. I wrap my arms around your waist the way that last band of light hugs the horizon as you get ready for work, cherishing. ...
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    You came in on that crisp January breeze that burned my lungs like vodka, the cocktail mixed with the air and your kisses beginning to clear the smog as thick as Shanghai's that clouded over my heart. Ever since, I've been cursing Cupid for trapping me in that dream where I'm falling. The grou...
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    What would I tell you if you were still here? That the words stuck me like a knife in my side, the room cleared, and – a grimace, a grand pause, sudden drop – “We're done. No more letters.” Done. And just like that, you washed your hands of me. It wasn't till you said “Sorry” tha...
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    You cover the barren, ravashed ground, the scarred arm, hacked at by the fiery blade until, air parched, the brush caught, burned, and bled out dry. An insurmountable heap of ash, but nursing Nature has just the remedy for that: A poultice of rain, a bit...
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    I've been waiting for someone to shed some light, To take my hand and lead me back Into the arms of the earth. I've been ankle-deep in frost-kissed puddles, Wishing for the welcome mat to sweep me In out of the rain, and into their flame. Are you the flame That I've been look...
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    You put a jar over the flame, Snuff me out before I have the chance To burn. How could you-- Leave me alone in here? My strength, like the wax, Can dripdripdrip for so long until I end up a pool of goo. My patience, the wick, isrunningshort. You encompass me with those jack- O-...
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    A true advantage Is to be angry with your head And not your heart. This is how good men win wars And smart women win arguments. And this is the story Of how I finally learned the difference. Darkness lit by bright green bulbs Reveals a thousand mouths, Taped and caged. And while bound, ...
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    Another tale, it's just a game Kiss Death's cold cheek, but Death evade My captor knows not that we Play I hide it well, within a maze of Frames What truth that I have left unmasked A secret code yet to be Cracked Diversions that are cut in halves Each story better than The l...

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