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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    The ginger on your plate smelled feebly of the rain last summer when your parents visited weekly with smiles on their faces showing the kind of solidarity even you dared to expect during this roughest of times – but they couldn't convince you of your right to worth and you never wandered ...
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    In school, they taught us of wars as if death did not exist, unless it was convenient, of course, so I always thought of wars as chess, bloodless, logical, a grand player pushing marble bishops through wasteland. They taught us of guns, the pawns of our pillaging but only the rules. A gun co...
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    Diving underwater, never getting deep enough and always losing breath Watching fish and praying for gills even though the insta-wing hasn’t taken effect The air tank’s never full enough and I forever must go back for more wishing every time that the earth would quit its spinning and let me f...
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    They breathe as one Each waiting in the dead of night For an angel Of hope, or maybe love Or just a smile? The Eleanor Rigby’s of adolescence Sit in silence of themselves Trapped in the lions’ cage, paralyzed with fear of the unknown monster Only to glance down and see deadly claws ...
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    He is fading, not yet blind holding a hand before His eye stumbling past Leaving remains red streaks of dead clay peeled away by perceptions Perceptions of Nothing Melancholy heartbeats linger to say goodbye, to Whisper in His ear Live How beyond dilated pupils shading out the ...
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    Another song of solitude swings across the sky grabbing hands of the insecure and the helpless until the minute is up or the power goes out and we float back to earth alone again....
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    i remember walking in with my eyes toward the ground and my thoughts toward a novel i left in my room the night before with promise of another good adventure but i stumbled and heard a man speaking of adam and eve and the animals in the ark that rocked me to sleep that night the voice seemed...
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    I can’t hold forever To fragmented time Adrift within withering stories Of mythological love I wonder about letting go Life tugs at my heels Faltering dark days Jailing my scorched mind The smiles Fade all too soon Infuriating leisure Slit my heartstrings Irksome to insanity S...
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    In the human mind, Is love a mere two corpses Lying side by side?...
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    They all keep their secrets bound in leather hands screaming into the heart of it all "Isn't this enough?" the bleak halls never answer they only ask...
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    blanched, against a darkened canvas flickering, waiting as the pool of Black slithers Ever closer. Never forward. each drop of putrid jet ink embraces us suffocating us, Silencing us with our Fears. both eyes Aware and open, unblinking yet a vice grip around our conscience blinded, as we Witn...
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    It is as though we Wished for this she thought feeling the chill creep from the tips of her fingers to her broken bones crushed under the burden of lies....

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