Tag Archives: Rupi Kaur

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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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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Dance With Me

Your funny crooked walk And the way you call people By the wrong names The way you talk too loud In public places And make the best funny faces   Dance with me backwards Dance with me forwards Dance with … 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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To Capture the Sun

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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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