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Wonderland?

Inside of you a universe locked away There must have been a key swallowed by your mystery– a constitution of labyrinths I fall through trap doors I am confused by hidden mirrors as Alice I wander through your wonderland befuddled by … Continue reading

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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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Society calls him fuckboy

she was born with a fire bellowing inside with unapologetic identity but don’t touch her too quickly or she jumps blood pumps faster palms get sweaty and war memories are drudged up like a dead girl from a river “don’t … Continue reading

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absolution

I will not write of this tale in beautiful words because it is not a beautiful story If it were visual art it would be painted only in black red and white black for the streams of ebony tears the … Continue reading

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Twilight

You reach your nirvana then the door slams shut echoing through my core marking your departure Hollow liquor bottles that mirror my emptiness stare back at me like ghosts of bad decisions Walking to the mirror I find evidence of … Continue reading

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Bad Timing

the melody I left inside you is fading from your heartbeat with the rest of me retracting my open arms I walk backward in time to the outskirts of nostalgia in gradual acceptance that with her occupying your embrace you … Continue reading

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midnight

rain splashes against the window pane and I am cradled by your absence you whom I do not know you whom I love in your place lies a man to whom I am a stranger he has read my body … Continue reading

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