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don’t look down

a cliffside, a winter sun, you call it dancing but it feels like a dare. what does it mean, the edge in your eyes? let’s just say: we used to know we preferred solid ground. the past is a movie … Continue reading

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one at a time.

(whispered) who are you? (shouted) I love you. in my quietest moments I’m forced to admit the truth: sometimes I wish you were someone else, somewhere else, someone I could rule the world alongside. the misunderstanding that started us looms … Continue reading

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about you, about me

I am looking for myself in your pictures. A hint of my wild hair in the angle of your pencil line, the color of my freckle at the edge where your pen began to bleed. Here, you are always in … Continue reading

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just stay a while

I sent these words to you on trembling wings made bolder by circumstance. what a world, where words can glide across the surface to places we’ve never been ourselves, far away to places people have left us for. I sent … Continue reading

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(in)visible

in the light of your eyes I feel I take up more space. you see me taller, stronger, and so I stand taller. with you it’s never a question of “if”, a question of “why”, with you it’s because, in … Continue reading

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where the road ends

all night long I dance with the ghost of leaving you. it’s edges are smooth and heavy, sinuous, soft, it tempts, teases, tortures. in my ear are the whispers of the silence you’d leave behind, around me the arms of … Continue reading

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and so it is

the reflection that never ends, back and forth until we’re nauseated or crazed, pupils dilated, reality refracted and fragmented, all meaning lost. before the cover came off I was unaware, alone, before the cover came off I was me without … Continue reading

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