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You Carry One Word

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Morningside

The day is an embryo We wait We never know How a life begins Only that we are full of hope For something That is The secret We try to unlock The gift The curse The unnatural shock Of something … Continue reading

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Me Too

I. She penetrated the jungle On a mission To bring people what they didn’t know They wanted   The blood of a sacrifice The wine of one anointed The whole haunted history of the West She came to install it … Continue reading

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Teddy

I sit like a well-chewed toy Loved and safe in the corner Where I remember a distracted boy   You would look elsewhere I would look at you   I can still smell your breath I can still feel you … Continue reading

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Binge-Watch

Never keep your message taped In a place you thought you could encrypt Nothing in the universe can erase The strange archaic script Where you are kissing the guru Where you are doing what you do In the movie version … Continue reading

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The Threat of Song

What words form this lexicon Where you were here but You are gone   The threat of song The spoken cry The voice that fails itself As the feeling swells to rise Dying alive In the throat   And so … Continue reading

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Diving Once

  Down to the bottom of the lake Searching now For something that will take you All the way All the way down   Hold your breath The last one you will take Leaving the surface You break through The … Continue reading

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