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I Hate It

I know it is for the best But I hate it Detest it Reject it in absentia It makes my insides squirm It makes my outsides leak I hate it I want it to go away I want you to … Continue reading

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Spinning

I look toward Then look away The view does not change Even with eyes closed The past is known The present hurts The future… An unasked question With a silent answer A choice That is not a choice Grey stained … Continue reading

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Tiptoe

Meandering sunlight falls gently on russet pavement Patterns of leaves interlaced Accepting a shiver of icicle freshness Immune to clinging human hearts Pulled downward by time Still lifted with crisp diamond air Haunted Vacant Vibrant orange pink red Amber and … Continue reading

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Liability

Am I Just Pluses and minuses on a line The sum of my parts Am impossible derivative A reduction of meaning Positive Or negative Revealed in painstaking comparison No absolutes Or at least very few Benefits Overshadowed By potential downturns … Continue reading

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Stricken

Words once my saviour My protector My defense My clarity Calm refuge in text Melodious phrasing Vibrant metaphor Images shaped by letters Even twisted clichés But now Words betray me in their impotence Too weak Too simple Too many Too … Continue reading

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Okay

If my body’s not sickly How will you know That my mind’s not okay I still gasp for breath I still fight for the air Healthy lungs burning. One heavy leaf on a sharp frozen branch Scared of the fall … Continue reading

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Grounded

Tumbling ever downward Floating free form Barreling in impatient crisis Moments of exhilaration Tempered by terror Racing toward… Something unknown Hopeful Undefined Will the ground rush up too soon? Thin feathers not yet plush enough Ardent attempts at cushioning Betrayed … Continue reading

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Words

It’s all feeling Words jumbled twisted Ill fitting Torn From emotions embedded in soul Deep roots unspoken Unabridged Glimpsed sideways and upside down Reaching ugly Truth touched Behind closed eyes Lightning showers Visible thunder Soft Hints of healing Slashes of … Continue reading

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Gone

Words pass With etchings of silver in stone Crashing together Yet no one is listening Claiming to be here In stories dark enough to be true Pulsing and fading Yellow caution lights Blinking to a darkened audience Illuminated eyes Bright … Continue reading

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I Wonder

I know I should stop But I can’t help Wondering Where you are In this moment Are you alone, lonely I wander Dark digital paths Sparks of light Only prolonging pain I wonder If you feel grief Or relief If … Continue reading

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