THE BOOK BETWEEN US

  You handed me the book and left, off to another room, another existence beyond my sight, (even sight of that moment was selective), you left me with that book in hand, hand in hand with that room where black edged over white, where comfort was clinical and cradled no clarity (though I wasn’t looking […]

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CRACKS

  I had you, for a while, at hello till I turned out to be someone you didn’t know as the sun set and the shadows slipped over uncertainty, like obscurity was a form of security to cover those curt corners you’ve learned to conceal instead of trying to heal, concerns you’ve turned into crutches, […]

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TEDDIES AND TIDES

– I held on so long to a comfort stuffed into the curve of my arm, on nights when no one noticed the child behind this mask of man. I held on to a space outdated, to a void I thought I’d vacated, crouching into a cramped corner of considered claustrophobia, convinced I was more […]

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CONTROL

– Control. How to cut deep. Tipping toes in the tepid tides of therapy. We are cunning creatures in unconscious, under cover, cool to discover the character beneath the cadaver. Control. How to discover, how to distance the self from its disguise, from the depths we dive to deceive the day, the way we weave […]

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