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Look

April 29, 2016

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Look at me the way you feel turning the last page of your favorite book the warmth in your chest shining through your eyes like sunlight through the trees the wind in summertime

Liberate

April 29, 2016

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((From a prompt: Write about living under occupation and awaiting liberation.))   There was a time when day turned into night I wrote it on my wall, I marked it all I would not forget   The knife into plaster The moments fly by faster The dust into my lungs   Pain on the floor I […]

Undone pt 2

April 28, 2016

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I need to warm you up you’re just too cold to touch or to even hold me and yes I know you told me that it would be like this I just didn’t want to miss my chance to touch the sun but here we’ve come undone shattering like glass our end has come at […]

Undone

April 28, 2016

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If you could would you unwrite us a history undone how many seconds would it take you it took me less than one

What a loon

April 28, 2016

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I wish I were a riddle not this broken kind of rhyme: “Time stolen like a crime from the scene of something. Words making lean-tos; you must navigate this space. Replace your nouns with verbs. It’s “bird,” haven’t you heard?” Quack.

The time has come

April 28, 2016

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“So it goes,” the walrus said, “as it does with everything: With sun – and moon – and young, first love – with life – and with all dreams – and with the wind that blows the ocean and with the tree’s loose leaves.”   “But can’t I keep it?” I asked he, holding to […]

A poem a day

April 28, 2016

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If I didn’t have to work I’d write a poem every day It’d be as easy as apple pie Not finding needles in this hay Instead when I get home my brain is made of mush I call for inspiration and in return hear just the hush of the vast echoing silence a lacking of […]