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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I remember the first laugh of August tracing strings of cotton in the sky and how they all made promises without pinkies and skin and intent (like it meant something when it really did not) Daydreams untangle themselves when I tug on the right threads. Scatter like dandelion seeds, bra...
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    I miss my sunrise. I am sitting on the floor of an old friend’s apartment and I tell myself not to think about it so I do not. A tiny ache ricochets somewhere for the rest of the night. Midnight in the city. Without distractions I start to miss everything, repeat the same, worn out, folded m...
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    Tell me secrets in morse, Be discreet like the eyelashes of trees When they steal kisses from the planets Rotating around the wiring of your bones, Be silent like the muted cacophonies of Five a.m. sunsets dripping from daffodil Irises and hammocks stitched out of pollen, Be still like the ...
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    Old receipts with familiar Addresses remind me that I still exist, the mundane Details remind me to feel Sigh: v. a melancholy sound Blurry faces remind me of Fast friends, ticking wrists, And triggers embedded in Stitched lips There is a laughter where the Telephone wires should be ...
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    Tracking moon phases With stardust fingers: The waxing gibbous is Reciting lunar poetry Behind sleeping rooftops, 85.9% luminosity / celestial laughter in february air, good night, city lights (my diary, your canvas)...
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    The way you breathe in (opposites never attract) The way I breathe out...
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    People spend a lot of time trying to search for Printed expiration dates. They peek in empty Cupboards and porcelain bathtubs for answers But their hands never come out clean, I think you know what I mean. Once, your father had a conversation with the Ceiling in the middle of the bathroom ...
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    Sonnets on your tongue Empty morse codes in my palm (the saddest good bye)...
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    Slowly unreeling highways and Interstates from the palm of my Hand, I gather silver coins for Collect calls to your vending Machine heart but the receiver Is too muddled, too fuzzy, I am Not fireproof — little sparks igniting in my cigarette ribs: breathing underwater, always, I am...
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    Hibernation season is over, The caves are yawning and Children of the winter stumble Out with wire-thin ankles, skin As pale as porcelain, (the saddest part) morning dew on your lips lilacs sprouting from our butterfly palms memories blooming behind your eyelids spring rain kissing my...
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    Exchanging emotions for Something warmer, why Do our chests ache like A placid ballad (I am on a wire— ) Shattering inconsistencies: Today is almost a chronicle Of yesterday, we are much Much older now (— with ankles of a ballerina) Calendars whisper with every Passing day, mo...
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    Your voice is a three in the morning guitar strum: sleepy eyelids and bathtubs construct themselves on foggy days where they drip in silence. I conjure old bookshelf emotions by marveling at the familiar stitching of your vocal cords against symmetrical linoleum tiles that bleach themselves every ot...
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    It is best to refrain from reminiscing Because we are already shipwrecked, It is 9:30 and fortune cookies are Giving me pep talks. 7 53 34 49 44 41 On the last day of the old year I Saw a bird’s nest consumed with A mute kind of snow. Everything was terribly quiet. I knot frustr...
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    Lost saint, I know you are brimming with Good intentions, but sometimes It is easy to place your thoughts In the wrong jar, and I understand. When your mind starts to reel I Can see internal collisions and Fraying edges: there is a loud Sea inside of you. (Drowning in your own undoing...
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    Sorrow and grief, Lovely words are Falling lunar by Travertine banks, Limestone and Sand — why do You swim in Artificial lakes Your basin mouth Is full of secrets And pacing bodies Make me anxious, What are you trying To save me from...
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    Scalloped lace embellishments Adorn the lining of your smile Like a name of a distant lover Carved into tree wrists: You cut your head and neck Out of photographs just to See if your friends will miss You when you are gone — They smile with their arms Twined around a ghost with No fa...
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    Welcome, companions. Sea-salt refrains entangle Themselves in placid horizons As western eyes weep, You are the ocean, I am The sky, my indigo love: Underwater murmurations And sand dollar summers Pepper our tongues — I Fall in love with everyone. We are finite, for now let Us con...
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    Morning rituals consisted of Kissing the sun with our June Stained mouths and planting Fires in wheat field hearts, Now we are running out of time And I can feel everything — you Tell me how you can still taste Fireworks on your lips. The ocean preferred us, we were Wedded to songs of...
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    Piano fingers My heart, it ached like fire We bruise like roses Strange hues taint the sky Dream along my vertebrae In mute modesty...
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    I heard floorboard bones Slowly unreel in earnest Florid with sorrows...
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    I saw horizons unfold in your iris, Expanding like continental maps on an atlas Scattered stars made of tinfoil. I think I saw you in Italy, Seventeen summers young But I was in Greece, Seventeen winters old. Last night you had the sun in your mouth You said it tasted like honey. Before you...
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    Nothing is essential, you say, And you set it on fire. I bit my bottom lip so hard I tasted Metallic rust and copper. I thought of the summer where I tossed Pennies into the wishing well, Hearing the plops of my wishes reverberating Into the empty calm. That night you baked them into a cak...
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    You were in love with a boy with Rainy-day eyes that mirrored ash and cinder, Smokestacks in some distant country. He spoke the words that bathed you in Innocence and simplicity, It ignited every wire in your body. You made a habit of capturing All of his words in old jam jars. You placed ...
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    I am enchanted by an artist with beautiful hands, pale and lovely. From afar, I have memorized the way you hold your pencil, the way you coax your imagination to life with lead strokes and eraser shavings on white virgin paper. I have memorized the creases in your brow, the way they manifest w...
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    hap·pi·ness noun ?ha-p?-n?s A state of well-being and contentment: joy A pleasurable or satisfying experience A state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy According to the Merriam Webster's dictionary, happiness are all of the things above...

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