Monthly Archives: July 2017

Within Sight

There are bags under my eyes. They tend to travel, but always return to you.

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Dream Dog

Mother, you always call me your angel, but the halo has fallen over my neck like a golden collar. I’m tired of being their dog, I’m ready for it to tighten.

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Cross My Stars and Hope to Die

We were star crossed, but we sewed our stars together, tying the threads of our existence into one interrupted light. We used that light to guide us home, over and over again. Until, one day, you started following a broken compass, slowly untying yourself from me, and allowing my stars to fall like a torn pearl necklace. […]

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Reminisce Kiss

I left my kiss like a moon hanging on the skies of your lips. You will remember me.

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Burn

You tore a hole in the ozone layer of my love, and then asked me why you got burned. Don’t worry, blistered hearts heal stronger. You, like the rest of them, will turn out fine, and I will just remain torn.

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Not here

You wanted to save me. You put my despair on the operating table of my brain. You strapped it down. It was supposed to be a corrective surgery, but it went wrong, there’s blood everywhere, and now despair bleeds from my eyes, those pulsing exit wounds. You wanted to save me, and I wanted to […]

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Warrior

I hear the drumbeats of my ancestors in my bones, you will feel them reverberate from my knuckles, you will hear the elders’ electric tongues sing for you in lightning flashes from my hands. Every strike you land will cause my own blood to speak to me, mortality’s voice to singing to me in salty […]

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Flesh Carousel

I watch love’s flesh carousel, people pushing and shoving to get to their favorite lovers, some lovers seat one, some seat two, some seat a few. Some lovers remain alone. You can see the sadness. Unchosen. Unwanted. Just spinning. I watch love’s flesh carousel, sitting on a bench, sipping my coffee, and wishing I had some […]

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Belong

I should have known that you were not mine that night when the sky blushed with stars, and bit the lower lip of her horizon. It was not possible to cage divinity. Either way, I still wanted you. I set a trap, but when I looked back your gates closed behind me. I should have […]

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Himalayan Heights

Your pink salt kisses took me to Himalayan heights, from here my past makes sense with your hue still tingling on my lips,. Your pink salt kisses took me to Himalayan heights, from here my future makes sense with your taste trickling down my throat. Your pink salt kisses preserved me. Don’t let my dreams spoil.

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