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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    i have been desperately trying to remember the taste of when i kissed you because i know you did not leave acid in the back of my throat and it’s a gross exaggeration to say supernovas erupted on our tongues our kiss was not poetic. it was not bone-shaking or heart-faltering it was sweaty an...
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    they wonder why i would tug with my teeth until little flecks of flesh flake and leave a metal taste on my tongue well, peeling away the past can be painful. and the fresh layer may throb but i will not rest until i have a pair of lips that yours have never touched...
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    my hands rest in the blades of sweetgrass and i find myself more in love with the feeling of the soft, supple soil between my fingertips than i ever felt in your arms...
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    i always thought that i had strong bones until i felt my ribs cracking under the gentle pressure of your fingertips trailing on my skin...
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    my poems have always been about you you you you you you the way your fingers drum on the steering wheel and the colors of your eyes under fluorescent lights but as soon as i try to dig into myself i find that i am completely at a loss for words floundering in search of material to write abou...
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    sunflowers start as seeds. they grow. they bloom. they wilt. and, like us, they die. you said I was your sunflower.  you should have known i would break your heart...
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    the warmth of x is the most at home i’ve ever felt but x is sometimes y and z and q and p and   i have a fascination with light, they said do i have a fascination with warmth as well? something in me is missing   just wrap me up in your arms but don’t try to kiss me, because i m...
  • Fiction > Realistic Fiction
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    I.  The End A man and a woman sit in tense silence at opposite ends of a long conference table.  They have nothing to say to each other.  A dusty analog clock hangs crookedly against charcoal gray wallpaper.  Its ticking echoes obnoxiously throughout the barren room. Tick-tock tick-tock tick...
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    The fluorescent lights flickered as they cast a bright light upon the humans sitting beneath them. As she looked around the room, she noticed that everyone looked unwell. Faces drained of color, skin pulled taught across their cheekbones, complexions tinted with a subtle shade of green.  She wr...
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    she dances with Serendipity an ethereal waltz across freshly laundered sheets during the misty haze of late November the gentle caress of good fortune trails along her inner thigh a helium balloon swells somewhere its curvaceous figure losing itself in an azure sky green on grey and skin o...
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    i’m sorry for slumping my shoulders as i sat across the table from you and i’m sorry for staring at my paper coffee cup like the caramel-colored-cardboard held a hidden secret and i’m sorry i didn’t look you in the eyes whenever you talked about your family and i’m sorry for not sayi...
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    in a room filled with smoke and mirrors my eyes managed to find you well, your inky silhouette against the neon lights in a world of fleeting mirages i still managed to touch your figure and i mistook it for a testament to the notion of us not once did i question why you blended in so smoo...
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    you are shards of glass broken and scattered lying in lonesomeness on the cold wooden floor you are beautiful when the light shines in just the right way bouncing off the pieces sending iridescence dancing across the room but you are dangerous one misplaced foot and i am slashed open ...
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    your fingertips trail along my side causing constellations to erupt beneath my skin reacting to the occurrence of a long-awaited touch faintly, they skip like pebbles across a pond tentative and hesitant, soft and gentle I am watching a movie with my eyes shut tight a silver screen plays on th...
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    And if you want to know the real reason I danced with you that night It was because I was reeling from the longing of being touched So I pressed myself to you as tightly as my arms could muster Loving how my body melted into yours only because it allowed me To imagine that, while I was with you,...
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    The corridor is dark and the air is cold Fluorescent blue lights line the walls setting the hallway awash in cobalt The hum of a generator harmonizes softly with the sound of tentative footsteps echoing off the white marble floor Tension vibrates in the atmosphere Palms clenched tightly by ...
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    there were stars inside the swimming pool and there were crystals in my palms we bathed beneath the neon lights bodies moving like atom bombs our tongues dripped with liquid gold your eyes mirrored the moon the air smelt like a cigarette’s smoke but how we loved that urban lagoon passi...
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    i live on the fringe of existence the shadowy apparition you catch out of the corner of your eye i am in the water you drink the slight hint of something metallic i am the shimmering mirage hovering above the black tarmac on a summer’s afternoon i am a fragmented dream lingering in your m...
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    i want to etch burn marks every place you touched me because it is the only other warmth i know unfortunately your hands have roamed every inch of my flesh and now i am on fire, burning alive, blazing inferno a sad sight to some, but i am as radiant as the sun to ashes i will return, and, like ...
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    i cant help but analyze the <3 you used on facebook chat and the four exclamation points you added after typing your nickname for me in all capital letters if thats not a modern-day expression of love i dont know what is maybe im overanalyzing and weaving tapestries of hopeful expectation...
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    my fingers are icicles they are frigid to the core numbed from the cold, unable to hold fumbling mutely in the darkness the night sky is a faded indigo hazy air only interrupted by a lazy lightning bug making his way home dew drops are forming on twilight grass i am spinning with my arm...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    sitting and watching anxious people scuttle by they always look down...
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    Drowning in sheer cynicism Your maple syrup tongue Smothers me in false affection I gasp, grasping on to solitude My lungs only fill with oxygen When able to inhale in isolation The placid lake of my sanity ripples With the effects of your sentiments Sending ringlets writhing A final weepin...
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    I've always found that the purest essence of someone is revealed beneath the moonlight The late-night talks held between two broken spirits are always far deeper than ones spoken in the middle of the day Because after the bell tolls midnight people begin to let their guards down Their carefu...
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    yellow cardstock paper with bold-faced printed words announcing The Party that you Can't Miss and how much Fun It Will Be handed out in the hallways by girls with shimmering hair cascading like waterfalls down cheeks and strawberry-flavored smiles passing papers from one to another ...

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