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  • Fiction > All Fiction
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    Sometimes I wonder if we do anything. Sometimes I wonder if we are the lightning, just passing through. You are the phone call Saguaro. You savor the succinct, succulent strand of the conversation, storing the last desiccate word in the hot air, dry as a bone. I see you sit there with...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I've lived and died ten thousand times spread before my eyes the blades of knives thin and alive like a slit of an eye I've seen them web cobweb thin spread down on a toddler's head I've seen them weep and course and weep that one day I didn't sleep a week, so w...
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    Your napghter Your napture is like some deadly contagion. You are like spent white heat. Gray asleep. Sawing sleet. We are the children of the hour Reared once in a second dour Our dreams fall softly like ashes Turned from the sky Blanket vision And mollify, stiffen The youngest, a Te...
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    I watched a butterfly escape a silent furrow like a gasp. I saw it creep out slowly and carefully I saw it unfold wet, fragile wings They dangled helplessly at its sides I watched them fill with blood and pull upright I saw beauty born from a hanging casket I saw the weak become stro...
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    Beautiful girls have bodies like bleached bones drying in the desert picked clean by vultures Their bones are fragile like birds Their skeletal smiles are alone like glass The flicker of the television screen filled with promises and empty light Is the drip drip drip of their IV fluids Wil...
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    A fistful of air to the lungs dark like cigarette buds in spring to bloom cancerous suns red and hot like the roof of my tongue glistening the last button of conversation undone....

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