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I’m Alive!

Coffee’s memory on tongue, a lingerin’. / Swirling grooves make pretty finger skin. / Warm enough for t-shirt and jeans. / Beautiful mornin…

Easier Bled Than Done

I want to / Make every dam wall of yours crumble. / Watch / Your rivers run below my feet. / It’s my fault for believing. / I should have s…

A Terrible Joke

haven’t been hungry, / been under bedsheets, / sleepin and stirrin, / watchin the walls breathe, / watchin the wells seep, / watchin …
Untitled by Nick Runckel Untitled by Nick Runckel Legs by Nick Runckel Blue Curtain by Nick Runckel Eric by Nick Runckel Rebecca by Nick Runckel

Snare

I’m letting go but I obey you shining Venus.

Lamps versus Lashes

When under the ray of a single bulb / A stripe of light lays along her cheek

Distillery

An alcoholic doesn’t care about the hops in his beer, / and you my dear, are the grapes in his wine.

A Sea of Bitterness

If that is the case, you are indeed a sea of their resentments. / And nothing good can be said of you; you are too beautiful for words.
Degenerate by Nick Runckel Terafractal by Nick Runckel Mix Boxy by Nick Runckel It by Nick Runckel Cockpit by Nick Runckel The Boogeyman by Nick Runckel Whore by Nick Runckel The Holy Man by Nick Runckel Six by Nick Runckel Sultan by Nick Runckel Cancer by Nick Runckel Frank by Nick Runckel Dragon by Nick Runckel Cruel by Nick Runckel Bleed by Nick Runckel Cosma by Nick Runckel Beast of the Earth by Nick Runckel Depth by Nick Runckel Consuming and Toothless by Nick Runckel Our Legacy by Nick Runckel Red by Nick Runckel Bricks by Nick Runckel Found by Nick Runckel Bending Windows by Nick Runckel Labyrinth by Nick Runckel Water's Envy by Nick Runckel Severed by Nick Runckel Friends by Nick Runckel Frozen by Nick Runckel The Darker Tree by Nick Runckel The Dark Woods by Nick Runckel Her Whithering Arm by Nick Runckel Tower by Nick Runckel Waiting by Nick Runckel Marzipan by Nick Runckel South End by Nick Runckel Waters by Nick Runckel Captivated by Nick Runckel Oil by Nick Runckel Scissors by Nick Runckel Water Works by Nick Runckel The Hole in His Shoe by Nick Runckel Home by Nick Runckel One Way by Nick Runckel Fog by Nick Runckel

Blood for Static

How vividly we remember everything we see, / From the numbers in our cell phones to the pixels in our TV screens. / And how we think we’re…

The Budding Cancer in Her Heart

I held her head skyward, her eyes to the stars. / The specks of light among the dark, / To see the bits of bright stabbing through Night’s …

Jester Basket Blossoms Black

This golden weave of hands and feet, / No longer stand as king and queen, / But as jester, those foolish days of hope, / Those foolish nigh…

Brick by Brick

She wears a stained glass dress. / And shimmers like a rainbow, iridescent. / The light shines in distorted, / Just the way she likes it. /…

Polished Box

I am the ashes of your fallen hero. / So tightly held by wood and metal. / Personal / Funeral. / A daily reminder of every bleeding failure…

from Brother, from God, from Savior, the Spirit s…

Dear brother, dear sister, / We are all so lost, so heavy, so weak. / So numb, so boring, so bland, so bleak. / We all have our failures at…
Spheuss by Nick Runckel

Spears of Remorse

I throw tears from my eyes, / I throw words from my heart, / I throw spears of remorse, / I throw aches and pains and pieces and parts. / …
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Static

We see salt and pepper / Our eyes become / Mouths of gluttons / Feeding the fire

Prophecy

I am a dog and time is my leash, destiny my muzzle. / I hate the thought that I must keep the pieces of this puzzle. / When all along I kno…
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