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March 6, 2014

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December 7, 2013

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January 20, 2017

im sorry i didnt kiss you

my poison breath

contaminated tongue

slithering through neglected

avenues of your psyche

"so inappropria...

June 17, 2016

i looked out the window

into the forest

one day

and i saw a little girl


but not lost


but not missing anything


June 6, 2016

there will be a time in your life

when the storm will pass and

the seas will settle and

you will be alone

with this moment

all the...

May 22, 2016

i exhale and drop the cigarette

down into the river quick

where its death sounds like

a trodden leaf and i listen,

the water soot...

April 6, 2015

i am a soul that spreads
along the floor and up the walls
into the crevice between cupboards
i hide and shine brightly waitin...

April 20, 2014

inspired by Cesar Vallejo

I will die collapsing on the path,

a day ironically unremembered.

I will die collapsing –already I swa...

April 11, 2014

i wonder if you re-
      member me, if
you felt it too.
   your eyes shot long-
                 ing life un-...

March 20, 2014

no tanks but popped pills and

angsty stretched youth fill the

streets of our so safe suburbia

what is there left to bear witness


March 6, 2014

(inspired by Adrienne Rich)

the water was so clear

we could see our toes

dig into the white sand

four feet beneath our noses.

we w...

February 10, 2014

In the beginning, God created

the heavens and the earth.

It was put anonymously

on YouTube on Tuesday.

Lo, he sends forth his voi...

February 8, 2014

And so when the lights have dimmed

and no one is left to recharge the battery

how shall the tomb of this era be marked?

Not in b...

February 4, 2014

in the void of my silence

my heart has never thumped

so half-rhythmically before

between beats each squeeze

pumps blood no longer...

December 31, 2013

For Nelson and Lucia

By Madeline Repollet

If the cold hands of winter

had an ending plan for me,

if the silent Acheron waters


December 7, 2013

her eyes were diamonds lost in sand,

compelling him to hold her hand,

but never, thought he, she'd understand,

these starcrossed...

October 6, 2013

are you a lover of the light?

search inside you now,

let yourself be scorched

by that forgotten flame

-it takes nothing but forge...

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