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morning after rain

i forget how morning air after lightning sweetens with a tang of ozone aftertaste drawing up the corners of my mouth bitter & green like lime zest but i like it & for the first time all summer the earth … Continue reading

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waiting for the storm

everything I am stretches towards & yearns to burn electric my skin rippling pure energy barely time to say yes & again that same yes a strike that cannot be cooled by just rain after thunder rattles my bones with … Continue reading

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The storm

the air in this room carries a charge– I can smell your anger like ozone rolling before a thunderstorm, back straight, shoulders square, I am ready for that first¬†flash, hotter than the surface of the sun to strike¬†its polar opposite … Continue reading

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