Category: poetry

  • You were an ocean

    When I was younger You were an ocean A terrifying beauty There were colors in your coral reefs I’d never seen before Sometimes I drifted into your depths until I couldn’t see the shore Body surfing in your waves until my muscles were sore was as much fun as I had known As much as […]

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  • odds and evidence

    Against all odds and evidence All you need is love I still believe, impossibly, the best is yet to come All the fractures, strains, and breaks are as valuable as privilege as precious as the prejudice of knowing without seeing flinching without being hit crying with nothing to cry for talking with nothing to say […]

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  • Anxiety of course

    Anxiety, of course, and unknowable future heartlands where malleable mountains ache to satisfy my soul wait with a mouth still wet from a hungry kiss to lick to smile to tell that strange and potent ancient truth

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  • The darkness…

    The darkness that came to swallow us Took from you activity Took from me identity And left us two gifts from the thief of time: The emptiness that fills us up And the sleep that exhausts us

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  • A New Life

    Somewhere in a smile or word a disease that spread unchecked is cured a weight is lifted, letting me escape from dark eternity and knowing things I hadn’t known I find a new life being grown

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