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Losing My Religion

I’m sorry you were alone when the faces drifted away.When your days got stolen and good nights emptied.Just a vessel that you God, abandoned.Someone who gave up her soul before she was given one.Where were you when she asked to remember?Why did you punish her when all she did was repeat your name in prayer?Lord, […]

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They Are Never Gone

The other night, I looked up for the moon To ask him for a small favour “Knock for me…at that heaven’s door” I was alone and needed someone in particular not only did sky open up and become ours the clouds even came by for a listen

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Walked To Death

It was as midnight as midnight could bethat late, dogs cried at the moonall the way downas I followed you straight to an early gravenot once knowingignorant, childish, wishing for my own homewe shared nothing no words, not a glance, not even…presence only fading footsteps in the rainbefore you went to a place you felt […]

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Unfather’s Day

Today, I don’t want to exist.Tomorrow is fine, but not today.Today, I don’t deserve anything. I hate the happiness, I hate the gift ideas.I hate the attempts to cheer me up from friends and family.I hate cards, I hate phone calls, I hate the internet.I hate robbing my stepfather from his day, I’m so damn […]

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Far From Home

I walk this earth an alienno place here for a castawaysurrounded all the timestill alone My blood, it’s not like yoursit repelsit taintsit makes things you love disappear

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Quarantine (Haiku)

Picking rain touchesseen there beyond the windowblending with our tears

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The Quiet Path

I dream some daysof getting lost in the pathalong the quiet way homeway past the halfway evergreenunder those forest peekaboosjust to listen to the river as it runs

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Pool Boys

A cold beer ran down my lips, to my chinin a moment I knew would last a lifetimethere was a pool table…balls rackedready for a breaksome girl singing on the radiowe both sang a few of the wordsthose we could rememberall night we competedbest in banter, best in billards, best in brew,butnever best in friendsthat […]

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Weakness (Haiku)

Under this street lightpouring down rain in the coldalone, and done wrong

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My Heart in a Bottle

Like a bottle in a vast ocean…I’m driftingfurther and further from your beautiful shore, I floatmy body breaking against violent waveswhich pull me far far from the horizonalone, I wade, no one around to hear mefor the longest days…the darkest of nights,Oh, how I’ve prayed to be rescuedpulled ashore only by your handchipped and weatheredmost […]

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