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Teen(r)ager Poem

.. This poem is an un -solvable equation of puberty and pain, a darkest-hour drama, a glorious hormone hurricane. She has tired-of-texting thumbs and uniambic feet that are finding their rhythm in a new place all her own. She’s known … Continue reading

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little miss(es)

.. she’s a toddler in a tiara, a brand-new-almost-grown-up storm. all hormones and horns, sweet and spicy t(r)ying on masks and lies. she de -spises me today, her mama, just a little perhaps, or a lot. which probably means I … Continue reading

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I Don’t Know How to Let You Go

… Your sneakers, your flannel, these grapes that snow. You’re too strong for these chocolate shavings, teenage years. Your leather jacket stings. I know. I dream of gingerbread and lipstick liquor, abandoned shopping carts and lack -luster things. It’s a … Continue reading

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