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Dear John

gaps in our conversation could hold the Atlantic Ocean, its waves crashing on our harmless phrases and our surface words would be pulled by the undertow into the center of our caution flooded with the unsaid so before the gap … Continue reading

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Mismatch

You only see romance Between sheets When buttons are undone And breathing is heavy Love is on your lips Only after I am Your forever promises Are only whispered Between our sticky bodies In the dusk of wasted passion I … Continue reading

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The end.

We are a novel with the ending torn out We are a sonata Beethoven got tired of writing An unfinished painting An infinite intermission I’m still trying to understand your disintegrating passion The devolution of love How You walked away … Continue reading

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I love you but

I said ‘love’ in a dream only then did I mean it as he wanted. There’s an indescribable torment in having one foot on the ground: how can I tell him I love you but I don’t see you in … Continue reading

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Haunted

Love As a transitive verb Rolls off his tongue Into my ear And suddenly there is a firing Of every neuron in my brain And I have trouble discerning Whether it is the feeling of A thousand butterflies Or a … Continue reading

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(Im)perfect Match

I fell in love The same way People light matches It was almost instantaneous— We shared that moment Eyes locking Tension brimming And then my heart just Ignited But what I didn’t know Was that you Were gasoline You blew … Continue reading

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January 20th

I sat down on the wet bench Right next to her She neglected to meet my stare And watched the steady rhythm of the rain Quietly I sat Listening to nature’s cleanse Promise me She said Wiping a tear from … Continue reading

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