Monthly Archives: March 2014

Loving Unfinished

As the petals fell I walked Face upturned And the cool fell like ice spray On my face, hot from longing You sit in the curve of my throat You rest there And when I pull you in From the … Continue reading

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The Pandemic

When the death was reported there Up and to the left The beating was ignored over here Down and to the right A strangulation left unsolved And a “go home get some rest… Sleep on it…” Was the answer that … Continue reading

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The Lioness

I am the lioness Touch him and I’ll kill you Harm him Hurt him And I’ll skin you alive Tear your eyes out Burn your soul I am the lioness Approach me, go on, try me Do not touch me … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Loneliness kills From the outside in It hits the surface first Then sinks through the break in the ice Until it reaches the core And nestles in for its stay And when hands brush In the aisle Choosing ripe pears … Continue reading

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Neither Up Nor Down

When you were up you were up And when you were down you were down And when you took the little pills You’d melt into the edges A marshmallow king Soft, pliable, mailable The ups bringing excitement An energy that … Continue reading

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Never Isolated

Isolated And you think of an island Which no man is You think of being cut off As so many women are Unreachable At sea But that it were It never is The isolated myth It happens every day It’s … Continue reading

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Remember

I must remember that you Are operating on your own You are not An extension of me You exist Outside of my frame That you have thoughts Feelings Hopes I must remember Your fear is yours Not mine Your joy … Continue reading

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