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I’ve Seen You With Other Lovers (#poem)

When anxiety turns your fantasies into jealous rage. Continue reading

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Sonnet 35: You’re My All, You Bastard (#poem)

You don’t have to feel so special. We’ve all done some stuff. Lord, If you knew half the things I did, You’d wonder why I’m not in jail. You can just forget about what You done, ’cause God knows I’d … Continue reading

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Accepting an Infinite Regression of Causes (#poem #NaPoWriMo)

If only life had come into being On different terms, according to a different template. If pain weren’t the primary motivating factor For keeping life propelling itself forward, If the best of all possible worlds weren’t A universe where all … Continue reading

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The Distinct Challenges of Hyperfocus (#poem #NaPoWriMo)

Straddling a life between town and country, I remember you once stood on a snake. You never saw it as we were shouting, Until you moved and it slithered away. Once you walked into a concrete column, As I told … Continue reading

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The Unintended Consequences of Complimentary Behavior (#poem #NaPoWriMo)

He made a clumsy compliment, And it was taken for an insult. Immediately, he tried to explain The misunderstanding, but He was told to “stop digging.” And so it was. He wasn’t in love, exactly, But he admired her Constantly … Continue reading

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Pretty Messy Things (#poem)

The poetry is pretty perhaps, And some may appreciate the aesthetics While being put off by the messiness Of the content, preferring a tidy theme. And maybe you could clean it up A bit to avoid making the prigs uncomfortable. … Continue reading

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Salutations for Sally (#poem)

A poem for my wife’s birthday. Salutations for Sally  The years don’t pass slowly anymore, But there’s still time for an eternity In your eyes, in your arms, your love. Each moment a step to infinity, But time doesn’t march, … Continue reading

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Close to the Flames (#poem)

I stood outside the gates of Hell, Ready to dive headlong into flame, But you put your hand on my shoulder, Turned me toward you and kissed my face. You held me tightly against you and promised You’d protect me … Continue reading

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To Define a Thing (#poem)

He broke her spirit when he declared He didn’t even know what love is. She had only asked a simple question As she planned her own future. Whilst he resisted closing his options, He never noticed how open hers were. … Continue reading

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Confessions (#poem)

At the interview, she said, “These are some designs I’ve been Working on since I got out of jail.”   On his dating profile, he said, “I’ve finished the last course of antibiotics And feel I’m ready to date again.” … Continue reading

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