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  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    Second-hand smoke-stained smile Cash slides across the counter How are you doing today? Three hundred forty-eight second encounter Absent-minded actions are taken for Empty-minded machines She keys in the amount and prints the receipt Taking the judgment with tobacco-flavored teeth Vet...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    when it’s love there’s no such thing as letting go without any strings now we’re unraveling. we’re a kite in the wind and it’s tearing me out of your hands i used to fight fate but now it’s too late and i’m tired enough to give in just tell me you’ve got faith we’ll...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    when it’s love there’s no such thing as letting go without any strings now we’re unraveling. we’re a kite in the wind and it’s tearing me out of your hands i used to fight fate but now it’s too late and i’m tired enough to give in just tell me you’ve got faith we’ll...
  • Poetry > All Poetry
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    We started out so happily I loved you and you loved me Now we’ve lost it and can see I hate you and you hate me At least we finally agree...
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    Your rain-stained window panes look as empty as me we’re both dying slowly with silent groans it’s been too long to call you home. who have we become since our stories sp lit i’ve locked other doors, walked other halls you’ve aged now with your crumbled walls i’d say ...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    what if i said what i’m seeing that we’re the rainbow fading from the sun to know i loved you and to know we’re done wasn’t it fun? making promises we couldn’t keep we should have left our dreams to sleep but we didn’t did we? we wrote our own obituary sealed with ki...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    Watch the bloody sun set and the waves catch on fire watch my empty eyes go out like deadly sapphires Your face smiles we’re both liars to say there’s anything but ashes we’ve drunk each other dry of all that could’ve lasted oh but shouldn’t I miss you? I wish to. But i do...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    funny i used to think you were a prize to be won now you’re just something i’ve done another check on my list another bruise, another fist one more name slipping off my lips love is a stupid word for the things we watch on tv one night stands lost so easily you are a fruitless thr...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    brush my cheeks as you hug goodbye a wispy etch in a stormy sky slipping past through my calloused palm you’re a left out verse in mourning psalm i wouldn’t dream of holding on you’re a dream now a mascara stained tear you’re a fifty cent novel i’ll write next year you can hear...
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    This is a poem that doesn’t rhyme it doesn’t sing or keep good time it sucks. Because I don’t write poetry I write to breathe to clear the chaos in my mind (to sleep.) I slop words on notebook paper uselessly unread cr m led in a sock drawer, [forgotten] under beds u b...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The shadows in your eyes lie I see you smile care-free as you used to be how silly for me to think all is not as it should be For you are happ y The syllable slips from your tongue as you brush the word away with your bony finger tips your cheeks poke through taunt skin dull and perfe...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    How much you must have hated me to hate you. don’t you know that every day your fading smile your smooth face (all but the crease between your brows growing deeper) don’t you know that your pale skin papery dry, lily petal thin and your eyes that never looked long at mine like ...
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    Watching the clouds everything is upside down when I see you in the crowd my smile is a mile wide as I laugh out loud this is what love does to the innocent the crazy highschool non relationships This is why it takes an hour to do hair I want to make you stop and stare to think I am bea...
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    Hate me but you can’t break me Take away my water and bread Race me but you’ll just chase me Kill me but I’m already dead...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    It’s black and white but the smile reaches my eyes Long hair and bright lights I’m a pretty sight but it’s been awhile. I cut my hair now I’m growing it back too many colours grayer shades of black Empty eyes looking behind I am a lie. Don’t ask me anything you’ll never hear...
  • Poetry > Sonnet
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    The tales that I’ve been told are bedtime story stuff Happy ever afters made of sugar, cream and fluff No one speaks of losing life’s old weathered game of unrequited lovers and a young girls bitter break I’d grow my hair for a hundred years to let it down for you If only it were...
  • Poetry > All Poetry
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    I’ll end this before it begins I swore I’d never open again But you’re so close and here I am fighting my mind to keep a stand How could I let it get this way no more time to walk away Love is my greatest enemy stealing in so stealthily just a shadow slipping through a door You aren...
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    I’ve woken from my broken sleep Eyes emptying my grief I turn away while crying out Someone save me now The sea has swallowed everything For which my arms foolishly reach I do not know that waisted face I do not know that eating pain I’m trapped within the lions claws An iron grip of de...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I am a dreamer of the midnight light lost in a sky of fireflies Dancing to the songs that flood my mind Out of the walls of encrusted time The rules to not apply to me I am a feathered flying tree A drop of rain in the salty sea Washed away in a windy dream...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I see your face and my heart skips a beat you light up my world in a way the sun can't even compete with (you're just that cool) My poetry is sloppy drippy glo p p ily in love with you the way nobody else comes close I can't help it the way I see youeverywhereIlookb...
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    I did not know you had entered in Your crime it was no bitter sin But to find my loss gave a wounding start For your thieving prize was my own heart Another world would make it right Together we could soon survive But this is not a dreamers night And so I'm lost in lovers plight My hear...
  • Poetry > Ballad
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    The tears on my lips are yours to claim the blood that was spilt carries no blame But my broken heart sank under your blade as you emptied my eyes and watched me fade I won't cry any more for you I've given up all that I held true You broke your word and my heart too So this is th...
  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    I want to see the sun but all I see is you blotting out my world what have we done? Fingertip to fingertip the rows of deadened leaves meet a tear drop on my window pane the sound of angels weeping You are the clouded winter cold my wrinkled eyes I am so old you've stolen from m...
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    I'm not who you think it was all a show Whoever I am you will never know The mask that I wear is of iron steel Hiding the scars that cannot heal Ignorance is a gift that I bring to you Letting us be friends til the day is through Then peel back my skin to see underneath Laug...
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    I wanted to write you just to let you know I don’t really love you I let you go Don’t believe for a minute that I still care That my heart is still bleeding or I miss being there Holding you hand thinking it’s all okay It’s just us forever and today ‘Cause I don’t I threw it a...

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