Tag Archives: free verse

Beneath

You are always skimming the surface of things. If it were summer I would call you dragonfly and love you for it but this is winter and ice grows deeper than the flowers prismed on my window thick enough to … Continue reading

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fragment 1/15/2014

I am no god, but pay a divine price for what I learn. I did not trade an eye for wisdom; Just this heart bargained for a moment. Listen. Absence speaks loudest in a quiet place where pulse rioted hope … Continue reading

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It is dangerous to love a poet

It is dangerous to love a poet who blows emotion into rainbow animals; orange giraffes, pink dogs, purple monkeys– her balloon bestiary handed off to anyone who stops to admire┬áher skill and their lightness. That some are shaped to your … Continue reading

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It is dangerous to love a poet

It is dangerous to love a poet who blows emotion into rainbow animals; orange giraffes, pink dogs, purple monkeys– her balloon bestiary handed off to anyone who stops to admire┬áher skill and their lightness. That some are shaped to your … Continue reading

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silenced

with mouth nailed shut her eyes shout hear them

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Surgery

everything went black or did it just go brain switched off with a chemical snap awareness rising in bubbles fizzing against the velvet side of eyelids, opening to sharper pain & something missing ***prompt from Words From Windows

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measurements and calculations

so enmeshed in numbers height, weight, the measurable distance between eyebrows the arc of a nose shades of eyes, hair, and skin all dictated by the way melanin scatters to paint us in rainbows shape and size of eyes flare … Continue reading

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