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< /// > I haven’t loved my body in a while. I haven’t loved my body once in my life. When I was nine years old I hated my legs.  I would stand in front of the long mirror in … Continue reading

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exactitude vs. the imagination

Sometimes I feel so cyclical and predictable like the way it takes the Earth 365 days to circle the sun like the way it takes Jupiter 4,332 days to do the same thing I undoubtedly repeat myself My lies My … Continue reading

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the twenty-second of april (a birthday poem)

the earth works in odd ways some days she gives us a bouquet of rhododendrons others she gives us a sludgy mess of pitch that drips and drips and drips regardless she still turns a full 360° on her axis daily no matter … Continue reading

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an homage to the suffering

any man would be happy with me because i was born to suffer when i told you i loved you i meant it—: my honesty comes from the backbone of my throat where i keep my unspoken words they fester … Continue reading

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you think you know me

you think you know me because the small of my back fit the dip of your palm like two cleanly split pieces of pottery and because i danced with you like your shadow did in the almost dark places my … Continue reading

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i can’t help that i’m a mirror

there is no escape        from a world that hypnotizes the insane        with pills, scripts, and forgetting—:i like to face destruction        forehead to forehead        iris to iris     … Continue reading

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No More Clichés

(imitation poem of Octavio Paz) skin like velvet eyes brown: moist earth crust after a storm the lines of your face are more beautiful than pitch dripping and molding to the body of a tree delicate breath strong arms you hold … Continue reading

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