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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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Prose

You used to look at me like I grew flowers in the deepest pits of your lungs. Your breathing changed each time we spoke as if you were exhaling their fragrance and then breathing it back in. Their tenacious vines … 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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“My thoughts are stars I cannot fathom into constellations”

I count stars in the sky Like I would count my steps back to you If I decided one day to hitchhike along the pavement Along to a soundtrack of car horns and songbirds The world never felt this big … 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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Dilemma

The decision is impossible. Eyes of topaz knows me As a warrior He knows how I survived. I welcomed him into my heart And he made a home there. I fell in love with his intensity His intellect The fire … Continue reading

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