Category Archives: Bloodletting

Baseball

She died last Tuesday, while Watching a Blue Jays game In that big, comfy armchair That made her feel like a queen No one noticed  Because the bases were loaded Advertisements

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Blackbird

One day the ceiling of heaven Exploded Empyrean everywhere Feathers spackled the air And dead poets Somersaulted down Birds and words Fell over themselves Tumbled and jumbled Twinned and conflated Until even a discerning eye Couldn’t dissect one From the … Continue reading

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nothing to see here

all the broken people and what can we do I’ll pick a thread on my blouse and you’ll sing out loud look at the broken people we should have a drink who won the game tonight and does my makeup … Continue reading

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Underslung

  children scrabble in the dust of Aleppo seek shelter in the shadows as if that could save them from another shelling their future underslung dangling from the belly of God by a loose thread and thinner hope than that

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Miserable Shit of a Day

This day couldn’t be meaner If it knocked me on the chin and Left me splitting blood and broken teeth. 24 hours rotten to the core, So tainted it’s spoiling all the other days Packed on either side. Today is … Continue reading

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Flimsy

If you look too closely You will see that I am just Holes tied together with string

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Grief’s Gluttony

grief doesn’t stop to chew it swallows happiness in giant gulps that lay a lump in its throat and burn its stomach long into the night grief leaves you so cracked and dry you could just crumble and blow away … Continue reading

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