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Berated

Like silks saturated in gasoline, My heart burns slow, dank yet ready to burst. The poisonous glances of contempt thrown my way, the low flying words, rewriting a past which to me seemed sun filled and light, Woven into passages dripping … Continue reading

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On Dry Land

Cocoa too hot to the touch As shocking to the fingertips as the cold tabletop is to naked wrists. The tactile sensations of life, intruding into my numbed psyche reminding me that I’m still alive. Stealing my thoughts back to … Continue reading

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We Touched

It shone through our every cell like tropical sunlight through a house of glass. I know you felt it too. Shimmering warm and casting rainbows on the walls and floors. My heart laughed in a tone I had never heard … Continue reading

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In Your Absence

How is it that I feel your breath dancing in my own chest? No touch or taste now, Just pastel shadows of past ecstasy, or is it yet to come? Washes of color dance through my soul playing a teasing … Continue reading

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Flaccid Humanity

This thick drape of impotence, heavy and dark, weighs down my protests, My call for honor and decorum falls on deaf ears for those tastes are out of fashion, taking too long to prepare Their ingredients far too costly for … Continue reading

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Prison

He called her perfect, Thinking to make a gift of his adoration, not knowing what a tight prison that word can become. The smitten lover, painting his love in the glow of his own imaginings His fantasies brought to life … Continue reading

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Breath

Breath… The pleasure of your burning air Hot words unspoken against my skin Cheeks flush with hostage sighs and the soft hardness of something beyond lust but before the deeper shades of love. Intense and light, this conversation of hands … Continue reading

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