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moves me to words

Why have I suddenly found this so difficult Doing the thing I think I do best Doing the thing I feel is my calling My soul's purpose Not writer's block But soul block Not the lack of things to say Not a lack of words to use But a lack of desire To beat the… Continue reading moves me to words

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coming home

The leather squeaks as I shift nervously The plane comes in to land, fidgeting fingers showing the race of my mind Butterflies seems an inadequate description Turbulent, rocking, riling in my belly A flock of harried crows quarrel in my stomach Snakes and spiders and bugs creep and writhe Tap tap tapping the seat as… Continue reading coming home

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through this year

"Good bye" the last words spoken. My past me left behind in a haze of cigarette ash, cruel words and bloody feathers strewn. Sworn to myself it would be the last last time. I gave you too many finalities. I gave you too many second chances, second thoughts. You gave me too many "I'll never… Continue reading through this year

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please reanimate me

Urges rising again I long for what is mine You speak to me Your voice is like spirits The type I get drunk from And the type that touch my soul I sit by the sea and drink it all in Your voice The sea My spirit The scent of salt in the air All… Continue reading please reanimate me

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blank space nothings

I cannot see where it is you hide But I feel that you may be close The space between us now is greater than it ever has been Like the home stretch marathon Distance and time and space are only relevant to what isn't really there Sometimes it is the spaces between music notes that… Continue reading blank space nothings

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phantom limb, mine

Today I lay in bed And watched the light outside my window fade Grey white clouds like wolf's fur So cold it felt like snow I hear my pack howling But I cannot get to them My brain or more accurately my meninges Ache and thud and ache My pia mater tells my arachnoid membrane… Continue reading phantom limb, mine

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Lady and Lemons get nommed on the blogosphere

Being on the p-hone to each other, we decided to interview as a team, in tuxedos. Actually, Lemons is totes in her Panda PJs. Lady is always in a tuxedo. She sleeps in a tuxedo. She showers in a tuxedo. She is a neva naked, she doesn't believe in it. We have been nommed by… Continue reading Lady and Lemons get nommed on the blogosphere

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Bones and all

Laughter bubbles from your lips Sweet and light Jokes we tell Back and forth As if the sky does not fall around us Bones, beautiful Show through your translucent skin Smile on your lips The only thing not disappearing How can someone be so fragile Breakable, breaking And be so strong? If it would help… Continue reading Bones and all

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There is not enough soap

I told you "no, stop" But you hurt me anyway I still hear your laugh