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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    these monsters trace the edges of skulls, unholy fingers slide over the craters and in between fresh dents; permanent scars that speak the promise of faults and document a fall from more than just higher ground, the nebulas became bitter with their passing. one wrong slip of underlings an...
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    little girl   let the sugar of falseness of untruth of silicone   consume  your bitter tongue in waves of sickeningly sweet swallows   now take another sip   drown....
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    bend 'round the corner in mindless frenzy and quicken your wispy legs when god comes around, pull faster for master, for king and   for heartless queen, now cross yours she says and hope not to lie, now scrurry, keep in line and move  antenna wires, let me ask you can you ...
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    majestic hands with the strength to clap thunder pull sun over horizon, it rips through the stratosphere and bruises the sky   down below avaricious humans struck with a hunger for power; its intoxication sitting pretty in  the marrow of old bones. they scratch their names ...
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    Behind this ribcage I enslave lungs  to do my breathing for me We are tangles of flesh concealing funny bones that bruise both ways, A pile of elastic skin pulled over cracked teeth Touch my eyes Let us split a half-glance latte Wait only a moment before we transform and w...
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    When mom and dad come up and ask to talk to your sister downstairs, keep on watching T.V. And however selfish it may seem, you are only ten years old and you deserve a couple more moments of ignorance. For all you know, she is in trouble. Enjoy these moments. They are simple and things will not st...
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    he said, i'm going to cripple your weapon, empty the magazine of your gun   he  poured out  all of the lead from my pencil. no, he does not lie. i tried to salvage my courage  (my elements of speech); ended up smudging the floor with my discontented graphite, left pil...
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    your half box of polaroid film somehow found its way between my irate fingers, I crosshatched the negatives with scissors under the kitchen table, those moments that we so carefully stitched into the fabric of time should never have existed  in the first place. I ran out of my...
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    father placed the sun valley eggs atop the glass of the dining room table, gently so that the yolks stayed inside of their shells. sister stayed quiet the way that she likes to; brang her elbows to her knees and let her eyes gloss over. brother whistled the cats to bed again,...
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    there are angry fragments of words and damaged pieces of your  recoiled speeches littering my living room. i am now, twisted at odd angles, pigeon toed and crooked from trying not to trip over these sentences  on the floor. they burned my hands when i tried to pick them u...
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    Human faces glow with dull blue light Contorted into strange shapes Passing over the oddly familiar defeat Buried behind eyes that look like your mothers and the shadows play games on the sea of broken noses and bent lips and bruised egos In the comfort of themselves They secretly admire t...
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    The Reader, forever rising with your lifting pages and strong, loving fingers reached her hands forward into your beauty, and lowered her skull in deep respect with unmatched wonder, her presence still broken and unclear from the perilous journey. The disquieted mind of the dazed admirer ...
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    Day 1: Day one smells like ambition and it is wonderful to see the frantic men with colored faces pacing around the room wearing white jackets that make them important Day one tastes like something sweet and it is comforting to watch the jaded women taking notes on my body because ...
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    I know that you are A strict minimalist But I am asking you To please keep me...
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    Tulips. My mother loves them. No, I stated that wrong. My mother is obsessed with them. One hundred and nine species of tulips and there isn't one that she hasn't planted. I'm dead serious. She spends most of her time out in our garden. Well, her garden I should say. Planting and tend...
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    (I run.) With my eyes closed my hands in fists blade clenched in my angry fingers My skin clings to me tighter this time around and I don't know where I'm going What if we didn't chose to be this way? We weren't there dancing in circles and falling in love with clumsy half-sunk...
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    We wear Sharp tongues and Plastic hearts and Skinny jeans Spend our days Walking down crooked sidewalks Broken and Bent sideways Kissing razor blades Just to make sure We'll bleed Seeing the world through these Sewn on button eyes Secretly angry Crumbling Lost Becau...
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    the day i conquered the night i won a prize a bag of stars i now keep in the corner of my room to illuminate all that i ever feared it is here that i drift away and meet bands of marching children and i ask myself why they should walk when its so possible to fly and so i give them ...
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    i am still waiting for your letter of apology for not taking me away from this place sooner before they tattooed me with their artwork seeped into my skin i cannot remember whether it was a dream or not when i saw you fly by my window with another fairy-dust-sprinkled child but it d...
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    No man's land never held the dancing silhouette of your phantom enemy Ruthless you said capturing men in the criss cross of its palms sending them back to earth chanting "dust to dust" This truth did not set me free you said it threw away the key locked me up instea...
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    "You can stay if you want. Would you like that Evelyn? Would you like to stay?" Of course I wanted to stay. Any child would have. I don't remember who it was that asked me that. It could have been any of them. I never bothered to learn their names. I didn't see the point o...
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    I try not to swallow my teeth every time the words dancing in the back of my throat have the audacity to make themselves known to come alive spilling at the curl of my lip an army of thoughts the ones formulated in my mind that were out to get me are nothing more than pieces of a para...
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    my fingers trace the dog-eared pages of life over these past few days they've become soft I could press them into my hands feel the particles breaking away words mixing with new ones the letters finding their own paths I could crush them into clay if I wanted to shape them into s...
  • Nonfiction > Personal Experience
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    Sometimes the sky was was a soft pastel blue, smeared above us like a simple quiet piece of artwork. It's arms wide open. Smiling. Smooth. Slowly drifting and darkening. Sometimes it was patterned with smudges of white cotton, crawling across it's surface, inching towards the ends of the e...
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    white glowing paint stains your walls fluorescent lights blind me making me strain my eyes as if they could cover up hide drown your secrets beep beep beep I can still see the sadness seeping out from under the doors making the air thick heavy my lungs endeavoring for clean...

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