Tag Archives: Misc

No Foundation

I did not build this life to last It doesn’t float It has no oars It can’t swim to save itself It rests on sodden stumps Soaked to their core Its waterlogged walls Barely cling together Shiplap collapse It wears … Continue reading

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Beetles Skate For Free

Break me I say Break me like an egg Thrown hard against A cobbled walk Maybe I’ll dry into a sheen A glossy sheen Hardened under a mid-day sun That’s me, a tropical skating rink For bugs and beetles Or … Continue reading

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Rise!

Did the months really fly south that swiftly? Did our passion settle into a slow smoulder for good? And what is that blurry speck floating in the waning distance, where once our young eyes held high in court? Wake up, … Continue reading

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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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Still Birth

I lay there in the dark Precise and still Expectant as an eggshell About crack open From the inside Committed to the spate of love That was my destiny Yet the hours trudged along And no savior claimed me for … Continue reading

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Teeter Totter

we’re a lop-sided teeter-totter, you and i one pushes off too hard and sails through the cloudless sky crashing the other to the ground with a hard thump one day i’m flying and the next day i’m bruised black and … Continue reading

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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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Seeing Through the Dark

And what will I have then When these eyes dry out? When the pigment drains away And the green grass delights no more? When the wary thrush, Perching precariously on toothpick legs Disappears completely Into the background In a coat … Continue reading

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Once Enough

I once flew the length of you your peaks & valleys & hollows and all your shadows too I once drew the curves of you the bends & turns & corners every arc and arch I knew

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Break

i took a break from those words that haunted my lights, my brights and every shade of grey. words that eviscerated and contorted my voice. left me wondering who was talking to whom. i sat on a spate of grass, … Continue reading

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