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»I know you don't mean it«

May 20, 2011

(O God, O God, O Jesus, O God) / I can't breath / I'm choking on my words / Pained and plaintive they're not smooth / Catching the air from my lungs / Then snagging in my mouth / On the way out / Only to be barely understood / Around the gasps of oxygen / (I don't have to breath, honestly I don't)…  sign in to read more »


May 16, 2011

I smooth your imperfect skin / Your hands mold my shape / And while the shadows creep / We savor each other / Curling into each others' self / Upon the finished touches / / We speak, then, of words / Hold what wants to be held / Then comfort what hopes to be comforted / And sleep to watch the other sleep…  sign in to read more »

»A Jealous Glass«

Sep 14, 2002

Passing along the earth / The shadows of your glass / Deceive; they seem to sparkle life. / While hiding inside / Wild vanity lurks; beheaded / Twisting tale after lie / Of demon-spawn and fairy stories / And pretty ladies who get so thin / Or men who are perfect / Only for the reasoning of jealousy. / So…  sign in to read more »

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