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This is not our Country

This is not our Country. Where injustice is tolerated in exchange for creature comforts doled out by a heartless regime, a faceless machine rolling in circles carving a hole, digging a grave burying deeper the shrapnel of our dreams, Our … Continue reading

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There is a Dark Hallway

There is a dark hallway It swallows every sound All the tiny words tossed Like keys into a blanket Like coins into mud Like wishes to the sky And in our dreams we stare Into its vaulted expanse Prying the locks … Continue reading

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Dream #4

Giant obsidian waves cleave against each other Shining like the coffins of magicians A mesmerizing undulation. White knuckles of foam smash and join the frothing sprawl. The waves crash in through the open windows of this apartment, Rushing over the … Continue reading

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Waste Management

I am the center of the drain, The bottom of the suck. The world passes through me and I collect the detritus: The unwanted Stems and rinds and egg shells, Clumps of hair and worry, paint chips, Broken glass and … Continue reading

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Looking Deeper

I think about your eyes And how they drink up the world; How all these Flashes of beauty, orchestral movements, these saturated montages are folded up and secreted away. And the world that you’ve accumulated inside you is a place … Continue reading

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A Troubled Refrain

These red rocks rise out of an ocean of powdered sugar, Immense swells of earth frozen into a frothy storm of rock and clay, ice and snow, past and present. These petrified fortresses guard the secrets of Time; God’s quietest … Continue reading

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Bucket List #1

I want to dance in theperfect lighted cornea ofan infant’s honest eye. I want to whisper in thedelicate hollows ofthe most somber flute. I want to tiptoe over theflowering tastebuds oftwo lovers’ wrestling tongues. I want to sit in theweathered … Continue reading

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Stand Up Together

It’s been a lot of hard work draggin my shadow through the dirt, through the outskirts of humanity—couch-surfing to infinity, and my mouth hurts from the profanity. There’s a Profane amount of vanity infesting these roaches and assorted vermin Talkin … Continue reading

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