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10/15/2020 in poetry.

the lights flash red and blue and blue and red and all i can do is stand across the street in the rain and wait for them to take you away i suppose in a way i should be thankful that the rain an...


August 06, 2020

6 Aug 2020 in poetry.

This is not a single event. but the culmination of every moment I did not matter. For every time I spoke up and even if I was right– was unheard. For every moment I came in second, third, fourth ...


September 26, 2019

4ever in poetry.

somewhere in my basement etched into the wood are the letters pdp + kny 4ever i was twelve and so were you now i’m grown and you’re just gone


April 27, 2019

colors. in poetry.

her team colors are white and blue bright, like the color of the sky today your new truck shone red in the sun you must have been so proud of them both but now you feel nothing red, like your tru...


April 09, 2018

you. in poetry.

you are so much more than beer and potato chips the keds and elastic waisted jeans that accompany you in the backyard while you tend to your gardens flowers and peppers and whirligigs spinning ...


January 06, 2017

your downfall. in poetry.

i am not your downfall. i was never the wolf lurking in the deep, dark woods for you to take my path. i am not your downfall. your bully your demon or the monster under your bed. i am not your do...


December 23, 2016

elements. in poetry.

my love for you is a spark tiny, and tendered fanned, this flame only grows from ember to wildfire burning across the hills up and out and over my love for you is an ocean blue, and boundless fie...


June 08, 2016

6/8/16 in poetry.

your lips taste of promise and potential i kiss you and i see a future unfolding waves crash and stars collapse the universe bows at our feet i cling to your shoulders and shake, shake, beautif...


April 28, 2016

4/29/2016 in poetry.

all these old tired songs are worn out on me but you. you wrap my ears in something new something yet to be uncovered each bar and note an exciting discovery for as long as I dare to listen and i...


April 08, 2016

you. in poetry.

you are not much more to me than whatever this is and i know it so whatever this is, that’s okay. we are nothing more than a hand helping each other get off now and then eventually, you will leav...


October 01, 2015

10/1/15 in poetry.

the sound of sadness is my name dying on your lips three words and a whole world locked behind your teeth like a vault no breath sounds, no call for help, i am drowning on dry land you were the a...


September 26, 2015

9/26/2015 in poetry.

tell me again that you don’t want me and that you don’t love me, too or tell me my worth now is that of dirt tacked on the bottom of your shoe but i won’t, i don’t, i can’t believe you because my...


September 25, 2015

9/26/2015 in poetry.

they say: stop the grass, the trees but the ocean whispers: stay the blue smiles, breathe and i want to, i want to.


September 21, 2015

9/21/15 in poetry.

if now were then he would be you and my smile would be more sure my body would sing the way it always did when you were anywhere near me


September 16, 2015

sweet disgrace. in poetry.

made too many mistakes to count but i can learn from them you know i’m only human after all. do i want you back or do i just want another chance to make up to you the things i did wrong? you and ...


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