HOW MANY LETTERS DOES IT TAKE TO SPELL OUT ENOUGH?

  And as they bit into the apple they lost their right to the garden. Hands are tipped now with guns, now, instead of gold, instead of gloves. Rage is the new ricochet where once it was rock and roll; bullets are the new Beatles. Facebook has alerts, now, to say you’re alive, now, after, […]

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LONG DAYS

  Beauty bays in the back gardens of concrete we’ve created, simplicity shouting from the shadows of cites under siege, precious petals pulsing with potential, lines of light longing add contrast to contour, like age adds interest. Long days, lonely, waiting to be witnessed by more than just the falling rain… We all are beauty, […]

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BLACK THREADS

  Worthy. Are we worthy? Are you? I am not worthy to receive you. I am not worthy. These are not the words of any wizard, of any wonder, of any wonderful god. Wonderful does not whip us with worthless. Wonderful does not teach worthless words. Worthy. I am not worthy… These are the words […]

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SOMETHING MORE

If I asked you would you sever the skin from your body             layer by layer and blanket me in your living flesh? Maybe the nights would feel warmer. If I asked you would you bleed the blood from your body             value from veins […]

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FESTERING FRUIT

  Berries blacken in the bowl, their scent no longer salivating summer’s sweet seductions, winter withers in the distance, while fervent flies are fluttering, wings flapping to the rotting arousal of carnality lost to natures once fair bloom. Tastes are truly to the barer born. Bitter berries are black in the bowl, their flesh no […]

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WORDS LIKE THE WALRUS

  What are words when they don’t just wander in weary What are words when not wild waffle but wonders weaved with wisdom and written with worth Words are like water washing over the reader in warm waves Words are like wings raising the receiver from worrying days Words are the world Words can be […]

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SAIL ME

I had a point, I had a purpose, Had a position. I sailed the seas, I saw its secrets, I’ve seen its storms. I had a mast, I had a mission, I had a meaning. I’ve had owners, I’ve had lovers, And I’ve had loss. I carried crew, I captured crabs, I cut through currents. […]

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