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reflections on rainy streets

I’m singing, like a lost child’s tune, the sweetness it carries, the good it can’t do. and I say: please, not yet. and I say: we’re not through. and I love you, yes –  but the vultures are scouting this … Continue reading

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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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don’t ever ask me why.

for you, my soft-spoken gentle-handed almost lover. for you and the way we turn our hearts to stone so we can’t feel them breaking as we say goodbye another time. for you and the way our bodies are stiff as … Continue reading

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