Same slanted room, new (still familiar) histrionics.
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Dark circles like cracked tar,
inhabit the empty barrel of reflected, brown, pebble eyes.
Be gentle with daydreamers.
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They have a rosy poison;
It drips from their lips like nectar…
With salty lips I stare:
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A beautiful man,
Crouching behind walls of
Human bones — not singing,
None of them —
But rattling like rats…
On a cerulean midnight, the swan song is sung…
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i took a trip to holland when i was sixteen:
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young enough to be enthralled by foreign streets
but old enough for it to feel hollow
standing surrounded by the wholeness of a city
that lay four thousand miles from all i’d ever known…
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Under lullaby lilies,
Sparklingly, strangely seductive
Dreamed of you…
Home and to the moon
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Back again back again back again
Home is never home
Until you are on the moon…
I find the Polaroid camera on Catholic altar,
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as if someone left it as a tribute for their god…
I start on the edge. From now on,
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I am moving. getting to know the
water under me, collecting like nickles
at my feet. We never rust in this lifetime.
She talks about the memories
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that should come back. We are not mindless,
rather sandwiched in between spaces
of mind and nothing.