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The Girl With a Dream

The empties are all around us They walk and talk like confidence But that is simply to fool us   People consumed by pettiness They care more for appearance The newest style, The coolest friends,   Love to them is... Continue Reading →

A Glimpse of a Watershed

Blue-gray morning, Draped in shadows, Nothing moving; Ghostly ocean; Step outside, crunch boots on gravel, Feel the chill, heavy silence. Look up, pale sky and stark-edged land; Look down, surreal stillness and pillowed hills of white. Clouds of silver, Sit... Continue Reading →

Atlas’ Curse

I watch from underwater, trance-like, As my fellow humans destroy our home. I watch from beneath the waves, detached, As the first world shits on the third and calls it fair.   I'm cursed with seeing life's injustices; At any... Continue Reading →

Happy Yet?

Driving through a downpour In a Texas suburb I pass Cookie cutter houses Probably with Cocoa butter hand soap; No different than the next family All controlled handily By societal expectations of happiness.   Birth - life - death, School... Continue Reading →

Love Remembered

He kissed her forehead, sweetly. I remember her. I remember her long, wavy hair, Soft against my nose as she pressed her forehead to my lips, Smooth skin warming my insides, Small hands laced together in the small of my... Continue Reading →

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The Great Escape

Tumbling confusedly into himself, He cannot move but he leaves the party.   How did he get here? No, not here, here, But in general. Why is he in this town, with these people?   Somebody is shouting something in Spanish; He... Continue Reading →

Tragic Desire

One of life's greatest tragedies Is that you can't choose Your desires. You can be what you want But not want what you are. Work your whole life to get there Only to find you now want here not there.... Continue Reading →

New

Has this combination Of letters and syllables Been written down before? These thoughts in my brain, These feelings I feel, Has anyone ever had them before? I want to be new I want to make progress Don't tell me I'm... Continue Reading →

Reservoir

Let's find out if I can write a third poem in under an hour to make up for not writing any over the weekend!   I came to the conclusion the other day (with some help) That I'm open about... Continue Reading →

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