Poetry

Poetry

Fishes

I have always felt that humans were like the sea- the unfathomable girth of their chests as they inhale the decadence of their families,...

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Old Photographs

Trapped beneath a curtain of crepuscular remembrances, an eerie sensation – looking back on old photographs. A black and white specter of...

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Ha

AnaBest FriendThe VoiceSolutionHa “Ha I ate” I said to Ana “Ha today you did tomorrow will be different just you wait and see”...

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Knockoff Doll

I’m in a corner of your mind. To mock, undress, to use unkind. Not about me much at all. Just recognize a knock- off Barbie doll. A pink...

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WANTED

I want you in my life more than what you are But I don’t know what that’ll look like It’s as though I’m surrounded...

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Rebel Yell

Wordsmiths, our thoughts will become fingerprints that will fly on sound waves, generation after generation Words, the ones so artfully...

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A Beautiful Crashing

You are right, like always. I will not take one other step without said approval. I only want to be on your road but look and see –...

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Falling Out

Will I stop disappearing if I get Botox, or whiten my teeth, or thicken my thinning hair with extensions? Will I stop disappearing if I...

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To My Temporary Friend

In the sultry ambiance, I visited the virginity in your soul, the curves- I adored, I felt through the tangible fathom of an inch below my...

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The Train Station in Chihuahua

The old men sit on the square. Watch the comings and goings in the morning air, their cigars lit they smoke, cough, spit. It is a fluid...

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Dare Devil

I came to you, always wishing for your love approval I rode winds, flying over time just to be by your side wishing for more time love I...

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Solution

AnaBest FriendThe VoiceSolutionHaI tell her “not today” I tell her “watch me eat” She chuckles “sure you will feel free to try”...

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Tears

I thought when you lost your job you would need me more but your weakness divided us; your travels stopped those visits ceased to exist. I...

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Those Three Words

Those three words Are an insurrection and a Judgment upon their hypocrisy Syllables and sounds of A personal revolution That I once thought...

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Borders

When we embrace, the place Where your skin ends And mine begins Vanishes with a sigh– Photo Credit: Eric Kilby Flickr via Compfight

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17

And then I thought… How can I climb this Mount of Ever needing Rest? Shall I start one stain at a time? Jealous of the 17 chosen to...

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Bad Lands

There is a spring in the bad lands. I remember water infused with strength. Crystal shine, pure. Cold. Frozen. Celebrated as a true...

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For James

Hey man, it’s ok. It’s me. You don’t have to do this anymore. My name is just a name. The rope was just a rope the weed...

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Great Game Changer

Once … Once upon a time … Once upon a time there was a vibrant young girl, full of passion and ambition, full of pride and...

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Sweet Spot

I explore my body amazed at the softness of my skin. I am in awe of my breasts, the ease in which they fall to the side as I lay on my...

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Tears

I thought when you lost your job you would need me more but your weakness divided us; your travels stopped those visits ceased to exist. I...

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Those Three Words

Those three words Are an insurrection and a Judgment upon their hypocrisy Syllables and sounds of A personal revolution That I once thought...

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Borders

When we embrace, the place Where your skin ends And mine begins Vanishes with a sigh– Photo Credit: Eric Kilby Flickr via Compfight

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17

And then I thought… How can I climb this Mount of Ever needing Rest? Shall I start one stain at a time? Jealous of the 17 chosen to...

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Bad Lands

There is a spring in the bad lands. I remember water infused with strength. Crystal shine, pure. Cold. Frozen. Celebrated as a true...

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For James

Hey man, it’s ok. It’s me. You don’t have to do this anymore. My name is just a name. The rope was just a rope the weed...

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Great Game Changer

Once … Once upon a time … Once upon a time there was a vibrant young girl, full of passion and ambition, full of pride and...

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Sweet Spot

I explore my body amazed at the softness of my skin. I am in awe of my breasts, the ease in which they fall to the side as I lay on my...

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Vitamin D

I’m sitting on your porch thinking about the cloud I could be stepping off of but nevertheless still feel melted into you’re over there...

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HOME

Broken doors of childhood Battered in their frames Punched in walls Scribbled pages ——— Torn All mute testimony To her...

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Things that are Unbelievable

I know that songs can erupt into moments. you do not need to dare me I will do mostly anything you want for me to be your naughty girl good...

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GRIEVING

Ghosts of past deaths crowd my consciousness as I face yet another loss, a slipping away of another friend and brother. Each time we face...

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Leakage: A Minor Problem

women leak: we do not talk about our leaks: not acceptable dinner conversation: in youth I did not need extra protection, Depends, I had...

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Naked

I feel naked without you So very As if I have been exposed Others here have knocked on my doors, scaled my walls and attempted to climb my...

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Leakages

There is an open faucet under my bed, glazed over my body I am leaking into the people around me- I have never been this honest.   In...

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So. I. Do. This.

You don’t have to be lonely. I am right here waiting to light up your eyes. I am a dying sun and you are right, I am the realest...

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It Happened

It happened on Pleasant street where echoes of laughter ring from three girlfriends living a Dream and birthday celebrations ushering a...

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TEASE

“Empty-headed!” Her mother scoffs, Trampling on her quest To attain The Look. Unthwarted, she persists, Craving the boys’ attention...

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Here I Stand

Here I stand And there you sit Coiled in your karma wheelchair Mired in the dysfunctional Muck of your life The hissing motor Convulsing...

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The Call to the Common Women

Pull away the dark screen of impossibility, the veil where the future lies—you stand a recluse, shrunken holding a small child. It is not...

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