Monthly Archives: August 2013

Paper Strings

Breathe in. Escape for a while.Take a drink to slow down:Fall back to earth.Sanity, preserved in paper. Hold the glory days,every emotion capturedin the pencil scratchesof autumn leaves,crisp beneath our feet,a heart-stopping symphonyin the November fog. Breathe again.And the moment … Continue reading

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Them Perfect Imperfections

I take my curly frieshow I take my curt repliesand lists of faults:with a pinch of salt.

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19 – Tuberculosis: The Greatest Hits

I don’t want to sound cruel,But I’d much ratherShare in your misery.You might call it nostalgia: Hey, remember the timeWhen you drank all that wine,Passed out on the floor,Left me to account forThe glasses you brokeAnd a kitchen floor soakedWith … Continue reading

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My three-wall brick roomSwings from my car’s axle.The smell of burning bringsThe floor closer to the roadWith every mile. Inside, I cut my knuckles on rust,Break my wrists to keep my balance.Bulletproof shardsEngrave mapsAcross my chest;Some psycho skin graft,The dot-to-dot … Continue reading

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