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  • Poetry > Free Verse
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    4/12/14 The air is thick with Angst and cigar smoke I'm stretching my God-given Lighter fluid and I can only imagine what happened To the graveyards in their eyes You're 15 and Setting the scene: A blood stain on the carpet and Me, breaking like a slow burn Nostalgia s...
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    I loved the ever loving life out of that boy. I loved him through he roof of my mouth, down to the knocking elbows, down to the hairpin vines in his front yard. I loved the soul inside him like it was tangible, I loved him through the sun on his skin, down to the graveyard in his backyard. He put ne...
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    You all told Jezebel that no woman should look that well traveled. That she's meant to coil herself into nothing wearing her torn skin like she's a big mistake. Her teeth felt like cruel mousetraps and she had coffee mug rings on her wrists by the time you all were done with her. Jezeb...
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    RL Stine says he tries to discourage as many people as possible from writing poetry because the world has enough bad poets. What RL Stine doesn't realize is that being a poet isn't an occupation, it's a lifestyle. What RL Stine doesn't realize is that I'm not trying to write...
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    When I asked him, my fingers still tasting like tobacco As I bit them until they bled, How bad are you? He simply replied, “I don't know My own phone number right now.” He has bruises on his arms in the shape of crescent moons and Deep cuts on his face from where The shaving cr...
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    I had the impulse to just lay on the ground and do nothing. My immediate response was wondering if that was against the rules. Of course it's against the rules, I have to be productive today. I have to be an upstanding member of society. I have to straighten out my uniform, get up, and sharpen ...
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    There are 1,013,913 words in the English language Yet I couldn't string any of them together To properly describe this beauty Sensory intake has interrupted my soliloquies Red dirt on skin turned to tea leaves on rust Time took a break to look around Veins run like rivers Dumping i...
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    Bruised, confused And our hands on dry ice An unstructured block of genius There are feet slipping through Dull, rotted logs And a large man with a machete Battered legs swarmed and damp Blood trickles down white skin It smells like paradise With sweaty bodies and nervous laughter ...
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    Nothing is as poetic as Running your hands along someone else's flesh From pure wonder and respect Disbelief and no ulterior motive Driven into explosive conversation Wishing it was because it's new and exotic Knowing it's from bone-carved pupils And confusion Nothi...
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    The weight of a word is found in Your fingerprint No scale can tell you if Your house is your home Or how to feed your poetry An old man says "The babies don't have food" So you try to count the lines around His eyes To tally up his shame But he's too water-stai...
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    Tilt your head back to hold in the tears Grab and pull rough skin Jab your flesh Hands shake and children laugh Rake your nails across your arm Blue eyes glistening with tears Heat dancing on your body Teasing you The cold tiles of the bathroom floor Beacon you Memories craving magnifi...
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