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this poem is a smallish smudge

.. that just won’t budge, or swim, or take a decent bath. it’s stained in both strained peas and song, the quiet longing of a scrib -bled cloud. it leaks out loud, of ink and salt and ‘not my fault’ … Continue reading

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Sevenling {Give us this}

.. Give us this day our own shadows, quiet leave -ings, wishing stars. Hold us this way: in footprint haze and sharpie, scar. We origami our skysong hands.   .. Written for Quickly‘s Winter Doldrums. 

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to write love

.. on her arms: scars storied skin, thick with roped un -promise. on her heart: stars cosmos within, broken open commas. to mind her move her mark her, graffiti g   r   a   c   e in permanent marker.     ..

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