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To the self-proclaimed artist…

You see life in everything – the curling of the wind around an evergreen tree, the crawling of a shadow along a burning pavement, the rhythm of the hail beating against your wind-ridden roof. You shout in anger at the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, I say tomorrow.

Tomorrow,  I say,  I will stop thinking about us. Tomorrow, I will throw out the last few pictures of you in the car, looking away from me, failing to realize how in love I was with you, failing to drive … Continue reading

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A Short Rune on Two Short Lives

Two brother laid their lives to rest on the same day Said the note from the younger: I seek to make life easier for everyone. I am not a good brother and I will never be so perfect as he … Continue reading

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It was midnight when I heard you pass Away into the sleepless night And when I died two hours after, No one was left to notice The undying memory of a soul alight Or the quiet and unbalanced fight.

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This is the goodbye you’ll never get.

At some point, what I felt for you stormed through the oceans, lit itself on fire, and crashed against the rocks… all with one thought: to catch your passing glance as you caught a glimpse of some flash outside. I … Continue reading

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addiction

Read through the whole thing, then read it without the parentheses, then read just the parentheses. They tell me (I) “have hope,” that I am a fighter, (am) still worth saving. They tell me that (addicted) as I am, I … Continue reading

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To the boy we all grew up with

How I wish you could have seen how the whole world stopped for you when we were told of your death; How the birds just stopped mid-flight and the autumn leaves just froze even babies stopped crying; How you were … Continue reading

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Molehills

I am not frightened, but they said “this, too, shall pass,” and he sings “look how the stars shine for you” No. this does not pass I pass away on a starless night and the stars laugh, for what am … Continue reading

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To you, You are the hidden shadow in the darkness You are the flip side of the moon You are the clouds that sunlight struggles to shine through You are the burning sand on beaches of barefoot kids You are … Continue reading

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Vestige

On the tip of yesterday I stand, awaiting you I hear soft music in the east Mais pas de mot de vous A brookside path I walk upon Alone amidst the light And when the tiny specks of dusk Draw … Continue reading

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