Monthly Archives: August 2014

The Songs of Stars

It began when, as a child, you would lie in the grass smelling the dark green of the night and look up at the sky and count the stars and call to them in their own tongue and then fall … Continue reading

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Ghost Writing

I dipped my pen and wrote with ink distilled from my marrow  and the words writhed and smoked upon the page and where it touched me  my hand was burned I wrote from half remembered dreams of childhood and wishes … Continue reading

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Naming Makes You Real

You kissed me and it hurt  but I was supposed to smile and thank you and keep the bruises hidden like they were a defect  because hurting me was too much entertainment to stop only because of my tender skin … Continue reading

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Spots On the Sun

I stand in the sun but the warmth moves away  leaves me in blank spots I seem to only curl up in the places the light shies away from and keeping warm is now a phantom a wishing, a memory … Continue reading

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Perceptions

  “There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”~ Aldous Huxley The water was endless and she cleaved through it with practiced movements flipping over to gaze at the dome of the … Continue reading

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Who Will Help Me Carry Him?

My arms are strong but the sorrow weighs more with each mile and my heart adds heaviness to every step the whimpers of the ones I pass by nick me like scalpel flashes but I dare not slow down cannot … Continue reading

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On A Train

I can’t hear the music but my feet can feel the beat and though I avoid looking at anyone I know what they all are wearing and my heart is clacking time with the tracks and I feel myself getting … Continue reading

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