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Luisa Zajko

Luisa Zajko

Sterling Heights, United States

Portfolio

Universal Truth

(Mature)
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Up A Creek

Years ago, / when I was more bright-eyed / I dreamt up lives for myself / all far away / I always imagined myself, starting fresh / new pla…

Man in the Mirror

“And they say men like / sex / more than women…” / her voice proud and clear, / my startled breath spilling / from bet…

Blue Train

Every time you speak / I envision a record needle / spinning around a Coltrane album / dipped in Swiss chocolate / My ears taste the subtle…

Flash in the Pan

I count my chickens too early / and drop my eggs in the pan / before it’s too soon to say / whether I’ll stay, or even if I can…

shower water

“prepare yourself,” / a voice instructed / there was no sound, / but those words shook me / as I drowned / in their stark vibrations / my e…

In A Dream

The alder tree stands tall – - / far off in the distance, / in some mind forgotten meadow / of bliss, surrounded by the / brightest o…

Third

my time is spent divided / between my work and my home; / there is rarely a moment / I can really be alone… / which is why I live for…

P.S.

I’d like to stitch your shrewd lips shut / Before your crude words drive you deeper / Into the hollow of stupidity / Evidence suggests you…
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Beyond the Grey Sky

She has the means / to play a part in coloring your sky / a bright, rich, less lonely hue. / She can help / paint away the clouds / to reve…

Gravity

Sometimes I get tired / and I need to sit down, / take a breath, / and let every part of me / fall / fast to the ground. / Falling deep wit…
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Sea Level

I’d like another way out / I’d like another way / Because everything I’ve worked for / It seems meaningless today / I cou…
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War

I bring down / my inked weapon / and paint out my blood / on paper instead of skin. / I bring down / some of my pain / but it always end…

Tied Down

Carnivore

I want to wear him, wrap him around me / Like a hunter tear him open and slide right in like an animal / With him sheltering my body from r…

Roots

I examine my left arm, then my right / but I go back to my left / because the veins look more promising. / I prod at a few before I decid…

From A Distance

Driving in the dark. / Roads visible to a point. / Images blur together. / Overtaken by the night. / -“Don’t take my life away,…

Lemming

I am not the moon / to her planet / or the tattoo on her arm / but you squeezed me through the needlepoint, / where I became a design of or…
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Lullaby For A Brother

We were quiet in the car. / Me, / sitting next to her in the middle seat, / waiting for the ride to end / so it could begin again. / I̵…

Night & Day

Don’t open your eyes. / It’s ugly out here, / where I am standing. / But if you give me your hand / I’ll show you where …

Dirty Haiku

Pushing, giving in / Cannibalistic need for / skin. Pull, gasp, collapse.

Grey

I look and speak and write like / a creature of the night, dying / my hair blue-black to rebel the white light, / spitting out monotone ph…

Repair Shop

Maybe it’s too hard, / but I think it’d be nice / if we could write about sex / without whipping out / the medical textbook, / where words …

We’re All Dying

To respond to your last line: / Yes, you can. / Remember to pick yourself up / and try again / because every time you hit the floor / means…
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Portrait

You inked her arm with your borrowed needles / black and blue charcoal smudges / on a heart you tainted long before drawing blood / funny, …

Nonsense

If beers were words I’d be mute / Saying things / But not really saying things / Telling stories / That only I think are funny / Drowning i…

Split Ends

I really need a haircut. / I can feel each hair splitting, / splitting up and breaking apart / letting bits of me out. / They’ve grow…

Seventeen

Restrained emotions exploded within her mind / as Lorraine heard her reasons for living stop and rewind / The arguments grew heated / The p…

Somewhere in Oakland County

it is a wasteland / trees line themselves up along the surface / but behind them lies / behind them lies grass and dirt and land / devoid o…
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Hope

It’s 9:15, she said, not fully realising that he was completely serious. It was hard to tell sometimes. He wore the same stoic look w…

Crowd Surf

it won’t be enough – - / tips of toes push against the pavement / and hands grasp at the air / like a dance – - / i pass …
Phone Call From This Morning by Luisa Zajko

Magic Trick

I have a sunny disposition / but I am a dynamo of volition / on a major, life-long expedition. / I put the eccentric in tradition – -…

Deep Sea Diving

You can’t cut water / to keep it from flowing. / It’s still going to spill over / and bleed out. / A stain on your new frock, …
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