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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The sun doesn't shine in the pits where I lie, her fair beams too soft for the blanketed dark. These depths are too far for the fallen to climb before they sew wings to their soil-caked spine These walls are too high for the prisoners to climb with their ball and chain bones and ...
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    Pick up my love like a penny from the dust-- dust off my cold dreams layered in sand. Pick off the old gum, warm me in your hand. Run me through the washer in your favorite pair of jeans because, like always, you forgot how to not forget me. Sew up your pocket where I fell thr...
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    Like a human tornado or a gypsy’s sweet song, she gets what she wants then she’s gone...
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    Snow falls on the window pane in a flurry of water down the sink and the ice cycles drip liquid luck like tears that sparrows drink The icy fingers of winter wind slip through my hair like light and rush through clothing cracks like venom that sparrows drink The snow drift standing like...
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    You and I are i. The silence between the lines Of a story left untold ii. The untuned heart string melody Of a broken moving line iii. The sweet perfume of fire and lighter fluid on the wind iv. The thin lips of the crow Drawn into a taunting smile v. The flicker dance of burnt out bulb An...
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    Surreal in her very core, her lips an arsenic wine; Hemlock sweat slips from her pores – Oleander in her smile....
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    The most painful kind of love is the love that dies with one....
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    Brackets I'm always in the [brackets] Crushed between the weight Of their ink. How foolish of me To love you when you are a metaphor And I am the [brackets] Where lost things hide....
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    Your lips, a prelude: a softened lullaby; a lone violin song over white noise quiet. Your voice, a melody: a sweetened movement shy; a chorus of allegro, decrescendo, a vibrato of the senses. Your words, a harmony: a swift arco con amore; a receding broken chord, a crescendo rising ti...
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    My thoughts are fragile threads woven into a tapestry of meaningless color. Get me a lighter; I want to burn it down....
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    When I die you can build a house of my ribs, and eat the meat off my bones, and weave a blanket from my hair, because above all common sense I want to keep you safe....
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    If I were a tragedy from between creased pages I would be absorbed, the taste of blood left in the mouths of all. If I were a calamity from electric lines on a television set I would sneak through the doors to your soul and devour you. If I were a cataclysm from the mind of a mad man ...
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    You’re most beautiful when you’re wrapped in midnight, when your eyes are faded jeans, when your skin is tatters, when your pajamas match your wrinkled sheets. I bet your marrow tastes like liquor, and your skin the summer sun....
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    Throbbing, foaming sea Carry through its giant waves Their stories tossed away...
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    Whirling winds glide, grate As the leaves lifted from trees Carry on their flight...
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