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Dear Lady

I can no longer bear the secrets I’ve kept so long in shame, / pretending to deny their existence, to deny their growing strain. /…
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Never Enough

“it’s never enough,” you say / And you’re right / It’s not. / No matter how much attention I get / It’s never enough. / Maybe it’s because…
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Just A Dream

I was glad to be out of the nightmare… He turned to face me, beaming a warm comforting smile. I reached over and held his hand. It wa…

The Titian Fae

I too followed along / Dancing the delights of her hallowed song
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How Does It Feel?

How does it feel… / To have everybody fawn over your oceanic eyes, / Your sparkling snowy smile, your luminescent skin, / And your confiden…

Courting The Muse

The house breathes with life / After the day is done / And dreaming spirits take to the air / Flirting with the last creative mind left awa…
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Fibromyalgia of the Soul

What he said or she did / Never goes away / A scratched record skipping its play / Forgiven but never completely forgotten mistakes / Carry…

A Living Looking Glass

I can see into your soul / If you let me… / Because your body language betrays you / With a nervous laugh / A shifting gaze / An innocuous…

My Finest Muse

I mop my tears of ink with sheets of loose leaf, / attempting to staunch my bleeding psychology. / And the carnivore inside all of us licks…
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Little Miracles

“Three little words” / what they mean / And how they’re expressed… / Little miracles are / How he notices these are the last words / I al…

Truce

I am not a mind reader / Neither are you though / So let’s communicate then
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Rain Dance

The tapping, wet rhythm / Of Nature’s first music / Each crystal drop is a dancer / Performing soft shoe on the / awnings
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Virtue’s Casualty

Stepping over the line means no return; / Relationships bring with them inevitable maturity / As well as sensations that can’t be unlea…

Pawn Shop

“So many that don’t have the damage, the baggage, the miles, / The wear and tear. / So many that are in better condition; / And you’re in…

Why Rainy Days Aren’t So Bad

It was a dreary Saturday afternoon. Zeke sat by the window and sighed heavily. He was sad. He’d already done his homework, but he still cou…
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i don’t belong

they come with side effects / lots of them / dizziness, nausea, weight gain, excessive thirst / and social stigma / so it has to be me / b…

Love

Love fills the soul Love fills the soul / Leaving a hungry heart full / with poison and you’re feeling dead

Prettier Than Me

I war against the mirror / My reflection staring back in fear… / They’re all so pretty, / Prettier than me

Invisible Wall

I saw him pacing nervously in front of the / window at McDonald’s, all of his belongings / in a tattered rolling suitcase and plastic bags…

Fuzzy Slavery

especially when you do what they want, / when you live for their approval / and you do / because it’s all you know

Legacy

You don’t need to know about my life, / or my personal habits, / or even my name

First Kiss

You looked at me, / Your eyes full of brilliant, gleaming stars; / Burning hot and bright, / Melting flames Old and New, / Melting me too…

Love Song to the Person with HIV/AIDS

Apathy / Injustice / Discrimination / Stereotypes

Deeper

A woman popular among men / It’s so easy to call her a whore / All you see is her skimpy clothes / You don’t stop to think ther…

Stereotype

I am an American / Which means that I am fat / and lazy / I am a blonde / Which means I must be / stupid

Speaking Out

Watch with apathy what’s on the air, / Think what’s popular not right or fair / Politically correct has people scared

Solitude

Discovering unspoken joy / In the falling of leaves / The sound, the smell, the feel of rain on my skin / The tranquility that night-air br…
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