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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    all in all the blue- berries frozen and round like glass marbles rolled off the cherry- wood table one by one after you left them there last night for me i refused to eat any of the indigo tart orbs alas they’re a favorite of yours...
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    what are we gonna do with no way out? you asked, the brown spheres of your irises searching for the answer i didn’t have once upon a time, there was no way in no mode of peeling the pearl carapace around your heart and soul and spirit then one day, i drew a line across the sea of your h...
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    Lately wondering if stars are mocking the incapability of human reasoning thinking if moon craters are as deep as the void in the human soul pondering about the flailing whips of sun resembling the inconsolable heart writhing within bone cage there's little to be said about the hope j...
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    The world flashed before me As I set you on fire, Burning your sweet Jesus face With my blazing desire— Melting your heart and soul, You filthy, filthy liar. Though you cry, though you scream, I’m not the one to blame: You lived and laughed but didn’t love; Love for you was a game. ...
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    The scientists in snowy white lab coats stretch ebony skin taut over a frame of synthetic steel —made in Kansas— combing a glossy pompadour, curling—up and down— the long lashes of each almond eye, manicuring the acrylic nails —electric yellow— of each thin finger, dabbing a li...
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    Early this Monday morning I prayed to God but He didn’t respond: I supposed He was busy answering some other urgent prayer while listening to a myriad other prayers all at once. So I headed downtown to a nearby synagogue; the rabbi, however, told me to leave for not being Jewish: the ...
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    I knew you'd be, Right from the start, The shameless one Who'd break my heart; To live and love You were never the kind; When you were gone, You left me blind— You were the breath Of fresh, cool air, One of a kind— A boy so rare; Your weightless love Left in me this ...
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    The wicker basket brimmed with plump oranges sits on your cold granite counter-top untouched like I gave it to you last week A layer of woolly dust swathes each orange you did not peel or slice or juice I however did enjoy the purple plum chilled and sweet that you g...
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    Those who think they are normal are the craziest people in the world. But the sanest of people are those who embrace their insanity....
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    I made someone's day with seventeen syllables and that made my day....
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    You slowly strummed the steel strings of your guitar in E minor chords, while I made up words in Spanish, singing to the silver stars spangling the night around the moon’s enormous curves, alabastered and heavily ridged with spidery stretch-marks; the love song of cicadas vibrated like ...
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    i am your fragment an unfinished thought begun but unexplored a fresh new idea but that is all i am the start of something new an uncultured whimsy with no end an alpha with no omega you are my run-on your story never ends inconstant and indifferent moving rapidly from one thought to ...
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    fame devoured me whole as if i were bite-sized and picked the remains staining her spotless teeth with a toothpick she washed me down with a glass of inexpensive wine while sampling someone else...
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    Momma always says, "Big boys don't cry." But I've seen my Papa cry too....
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    You grow tall towards the heavens, hoping, someday, God might notice you....
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    this poem was supposed to be for you but you turned out to be someone i didn’t know someone like the stars foreign and unreachable so i’ve decided to write this for the stars that are speckling the inky firmaments like freckles fickle puny bastards one night they’re here the nex...
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    dog-eared paperbacks, neatly ironed chinos, dirty high-tops, empty box of cigarettes, sepia photographs, vase of withering orchids, old vinyl records, black and white foreign films, gift-shop mugs stained with the coffee we made last night, half-empty stemware with cheap chardonnay, curling cloud...
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    i cough and gag and expel you like an overdue hairball stuck within my throat some mindless lover unsuspecting the future heartache i will cause him caught my curiosity i lick my paws to rid myself of the rancid taste of you expired tuna in a bloated can...
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    your long hair billows like the loose wrinkles in the ocean’s haggard face beneath you sleek slate dolphins blithely leap in and out of the ocean answering your enraptured whoop with a language of their own you extend your arms out like a crucified deity your inquisitive eyes searchi...
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    bursts of sparkling hues colored filaments spreading across night’s inky sky celebrating my freedom your freedom my land your land our home...
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    God dropped His inkwell on the sky and called it Night; I guess it was good....
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    when i'm showering your warm skin next to mine the cold water overhead dampening every inch of our bare bodies i want you there when i'm crying because i don't know who or what to trust your tender forefinger wiping away the misguided tears of my lack of trust your goo...
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    Why can’t you love me as the stars do? See how they dance unabashed tonight, Flaunting and twinkling bright silver light; Why then do you hide behind a mask, A face different from your own? Ask, Me, though you know what I will tell you. I’ve tried to love you like you’ve deserved...
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    If you're the magic man, you'll hypnotize me for your opening act. For your finale, you're make me fall in love with you—I understand....
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    my body shudders— my breath quivering like the frosty and frightened night wind—nestled in your sinewy arms: the fear of death escaped me...

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