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Her Egypt is Moonlight

I lapse in oblivion draped with abeyant jewels kissing my chest. (I never noticed your weight) Omissions retrieved my judgments because you left my midnights to be born in indigo. So I translated my daylight sky, dipping caution in an … Continue reading

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Withstanding Borderline

I tell you I’m flakey because the breadcrumbs blent in with the leaves and I don’t know how else to say it. As if rolling coils down a hill could build a decent pot for these roots that stand for … Continue reading

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Accented in Ordinary

I flow in platinum highways along the low of your back in water so dense my body ends. We are shadows, I correlate. Show me shallow, I can’t associate. I’m always a placeholder. Every bachelor reaches for something older. What … Continue reading

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break fast guillotine

pavement, pavement, money in hand, sinking in solitude, away, away from their forms, their judgement it’s sweet it’s ripened i’m sourpuss it’s octopus saturated, saturated in glittler, sugar coated, tear the legs one by one, two, three, four to eight … Continue reading

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Gone Strait

Clutch those bare wired languages that punch spiked fruit juice out of my heart and up to my head. I remind myself, I was never a lesbian. But i was that tree! I wrote it, that was me! Take the … Continue reading

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Syncing in Baths

He stranded me in ultraviolet pick-storms surrounded by satanic crosses on Lincoln avenue. Addressing the concert hall required decoding 666. One more 24 to 2424… it all starts making sense! Riddle this, pull out your tarots: I was two-thirds dressed … Continue reading

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To the Right

These palm trees don’t sway right in the wind that doesn’t sting like Chicago. I can’t remember if thats where I began. My spirit came alive where                                     the air                                           was salty                       … Continue reading

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HAPPY!

I don’t feel all right, I don’t feel okay, I actually feel utterly happy! I don’t want to sleep, I don’t need to eat, Not when I am completely happy! But what did you say? Why must you put it … Continue reading

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Bitterness

It has nothing to do with him but it has everything to do with him: She left on a sour note. So sour, it was hard to swallow. She couldn’t bare the after-taste. She couldn’t even say goodbye. At least … Continue reading

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The Creek

Welcome to my Shangri-la Here, the trees bend and coat the creek In a kaleidoscope of breathless leaves. They drifted like my memory That now lay possessed by tragedy. I once found comfort in such a sleep As the fading … Continue reading

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