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Saying Goodbye To Home

I lived in objects until they became voices in the corners of every wall, and we woke to understand that memories could contour without letting go, indispensable partners in life, mocks us in physical matter, until the humbleness unravels at … Continue reading

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Leaving Home

I believe there was jumping on multiple legs at one time epic falls in the corners of years playing with milestones from the pages of books they have flown away to join the guardians of antiquity. In hesitation, I sell … Continue reading

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Retreat

in the tradition of holidays lost to anger I revolutionize the art of walking away into compartments of the mind retreat is permissible if meant to ignore the dark shape of eyes rural minds ask no more from forgotten lovers … Continue reading

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She Dreamt of Seals

I think of the seal she used to smirk of before his name, he lay distant from the presence of her layered body, solemn with a face depicted keenly from the outlines of the familiar. It was frequent and deserved … Continue reading

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This Dance Made History

I live in the house of the child where the windows are open, the doors ajar to welcome the voices of spirits and strangers stranger things brought once again to life. she holds a supernatural grip on my expectations for … Continue reading

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Giving Birth

Some town remembers your footsteps the mothers remember your tall, lanky body reaching the heights of their windows and I remember only what you tell me of a world I will never understand. I have breathed life into myself through … Continue reading

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The Mirror

for my son, age 7 Growing into himself too quickly he questions the composition of his face positions his eyes slightly closer together as if an acute pose will make the mirror aware of his inevitable manhood tight with time, … Continue reading

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