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About octoberprojectmusic

Julie Flanders Marina Belica Emil Adler

The Past Life of K

  I was with you And I was so afraid of the silence And the mistakes we made But I followed you into safety Or what I thought was safe   And we went up a mountain To a place … Continue reading

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We Spoke That’s All

  And then I compared You with me Height, youth Nails, hair Just the things I could see You are That I will never be   But Could you write a poem? Could you win me in a dare?   … Continue reading

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I Can Hear the Teapot Whistle

The kitchen table Is littered with dead roses And a spray of thistle   The whole day Has an undertow That belongs to someone else   Sadness is not what you meant To bring here   I find myself Entwined … Continue reading

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Morning Farewell

You pull the throttle Until the engines burn A ferocious turn Ready now To scorch the sky You fly beyond the flint Of your concern There is so much You see from here The land The coast The hemisphere You … Continue reading

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Coming To

The rage of azaleas Trim the porch Where you sit Afraid You will never fit Back into the box You arrived in   You want so much To return To find something Intrinsic That holds you here In the familiar … Continue reading

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What Vibrates

Sometimes it hides In the strange Hum Of the refrigerator Stopping For a moment   Sometimes It is the unexpected Laugh From the hallway   Or the rush of voices From the street   The music finds itself In the … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

There is a reason for the hush In the atmosphere You can almost see Everything stop from here The traffic, the people All thought Of the future You stand there staring At the clock Cut through every suture That used … Continue reading

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