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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    This desert of a classroom, the wasteland of spite, drags time like an anchor into my mind, its aura of boredom swallowing my senses.   Like into an abyss of shame, I fall hastily.   And quietly do the walls harmonize in song, only to my ear, lyrics of perjury, deceit and crime, ...
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    I open the window of my mind and hear the voices. The world shuts off and I only hear myself. I can’t see, blinded by my fears. The sky rains cement, and the wind is made of plastic. I still hear the voices. Voices calling from miles away, but I am still able hear them. It sounds like children...
  • Poetry > Haiku
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    Shouting stanzas from my rooftop, so the world knows what it’s doing wrong....
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    Sadness and I walked into a bar last night, Misery was serving cocktails. “On the house,” she told us. Sadness and I had one hell of a day, so we decided to drink from Misery. If I hadn’t gotten so drunk with Sadness, I wouldn’t have had to call Sorrow for ...
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    My heart feels like a cancerous lung— flooded with tar and festering with abuse, oozing the pain of rejection into my bloodstream. My arms feel like broken legs— torn muscles burning with lactic acid residue, my sense of touch demolished. My spine hangs like a falling tree— branches...
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    Remember back when we were kids, when we would build forts and miniature sanctuaries from the pillows, blankets, and chairs lying around the house, sneaking past our parent’s peripherals, indulging in pure imagination and freedom? Remember back when we would hide out in our rooms for hours...
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    Um, no thanks. Just a number 3 without wet tears and swollen hearts please....
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    My heart is but your instrument; played and strummed to your liking, not mine My mind lays in your custody; locked behind tuned strings and fastened gears....
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    I think it’s ironic how that every time we come to make contact, embrace, or scratch the surface of a petty, parched conversation that we have had countless times over the past ten years of our lives to fill in the silence that haunts us, that though our outlooks may change, attitudes m...
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    My heart is for sale at your auction, my mind already sold, and my body awaiting a price tag. Parts of me sit in different spots, lost and aimless in your pile of used junk; the aftertaste you try to expel from your conscience. I've sat long enough, its time to stand up against h...
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    Saying all you need with your eyes, I know I have failed you once again. Your blank expression is the worst thing that you can do or say to me. That condescending, cold stare wears me down; freezes my insides solid. The second you look away I will sprint, not with my feet, but my ...
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    The value of my heart to your lies is worth more than you'll ever know. Your sly grins and blind ignorance worth less than what you once meant to me. Now, my love, we drift; through the outcomes of unpaid taxes and heartbreak....
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    How is it that you with just a cold gaze can rust my inner clockwork? How is it that you with just a pair of chilling eyes can shake my world? How come each time you look at me I quake in fear, becoming your prey?...
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    Dying dreams digress down doomed distress; distant doves dolefully diverge....
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    Their colorful wings flap with the wind in tune with nature, their subtle movements attract me towards them; engulfed in the serene music. So vibrant, so small they fly across my garden, soaring freely through the open air. Their careful designs sparkle with the sun; harmonize, and shimme...
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    The summer's heavy dew heats my gaseous brain, its winds sway my senses....
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    Your teeth are bridges for your lies to cross, my heart but an access point....
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    You would not believe all of the childish banter, arrogance, and bluster streaming down these school hallways everyday like wound tumbleweed in the desert of no awareness, or is it just me? It seems as if the many pulses of the school’s ready-made body are now just the cell phones ri...
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    Your warm carapace compressed like lost lust found, a hearth catching first flame. Gripping mood, like the chimney never lit, burns my senses to black ash....
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    My skin like a dense dress seen in dull colors, worn only by the meek....
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    I can see every sin done through your eye’s swollen blood vessels – piercing. "Clear eyes" will not wash away all of the vengeful spirits, now will it?...
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    Do you know where your heart is? Please show me on a GPS, I’m lost....
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    They tell all young birds to just spread their wings and fly before they hit ground....
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    Precipice of my mouth, gasping for oxygen, soil in return....
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    Skin's goosebumps rise like faulted mountain tops leaving a rugged surface....

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