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You Must Stand

You won’t be able to change. Not them or you. Neither. It’s all magnets molecular bonding adhesive. As long as you want them to know the truth you are lost. You are nothing but an orbit around a lie. If … Continue reading

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Through Glass

She waves at him through glass and turns. Not a word nor gesture more. An ersatz mother a world away seeing her aquarium son. As more come to know and love him they come to know how unkindly forgotten he … Continue reading

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Grayed

Our lives strain credulity testing the edge of a glass wall thick as a decade. Perspicaciously do we smile upon a reality that falls religious like brimstone and a shaking fist on a grayed out Sunday. It can be joyless … Continue reading

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God’s Trap

When you are afraid that you have nothing to say it’s another way to say how much you wish it would all just go away. When you are certain and speak with strength you are like Hammurabi forgetting that he … Continue reading

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And That’s When You’ll Know

It’s going to feel longer than just one life. And that’s when you’ll know. There is a wholeness that isn’t fleeting that nothing penetrates that always recirculates, into a cascading herenow. One cannot look away. So that when you look … Continue reading

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Descendant

She couldn’t see me. Her blind side was on every side. She couldn’t see me the heat of her past cooled by booze and marijuana smoke rings. I stood invisibly, observing this curiosity, two feet away… a hundred miles away… … Continue reading

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Being Human

Sometimes you have to give up. It’s an exhale from all the times you won’t. Sometimes the floor is your best friend, down there at the bottom is where you make peace out of the pieces you’ve been carrying. When … Continue reading

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