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The woman who captured a planet

It was the time of the Wolf Moon when the planet of winter appeared. On the hill, every night she pressed her eye to the cylinder, waiting          ​   for the magnification.          ​            ​   ‘Proving it, is impossible,’ he said, but he did not … Continue reading

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A Sky Full of Shadowy Beasts

Looking out the kitchen window, I run my eye over the remoteness of the back yard & take an inventory of what remains the same… The way the watering can never moves from its station beneath the crabapple tree, or … Continue reading

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In the Gloom of Late April

These mornings taste of iron; somehow, its bitter tang doesn’t wash off the tongue but stays in the back of the throat, like a cry that suits the constant hunger of just-hatched robins, wanting their bellies full be- fore it’s … Continue reading

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alba

the 6am alarm you set ‘collect newspaper’ jolts us to dawn’s arrival I lie with you till morning to discover dust on your body. the sparseness of these sheets irks me. the 6am alarm you set screams at us to … Continue reading

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caution, cytotoxic

teach me what it means to be fogged like cloud cover over your precipice amygdala yawning. It’s almost the last time and for fuck’s sake won’t you just take your pill this time? round and yellow blue and white methotrexate … Continue reading

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JOCASTA

stroke my hair as my mother did, get me in touch with that hope and innocence again, fold my laundry and plant kisses on my forehead again, cradle me in your everlasting arms, I want to drown forever in your … Continue reading

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a few separate thoughts

the first thought i have is if I saw you tonight it would be no man’s land. we’d be caught guns raised in the place between the honor we are defending and the burn of our skin, finally. foolishly i … Continue reading

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