Tag Archives: James Diaz

The Way You Move

all that i wanted had not a name i could throat like an apple in mud in winter i am moved to sad breaks in the sky, i pencil it in across my scar the one i tried so hard … Continue reading

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The Closing

“will we ever find our places in this fucked up world? Hold on to me and we’ll feel our way through this dark age.” – Talons’ at night the sound of the highway rattling the air crisp around us we’re … Continue reading

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I Have So Many Names I Can’t Remember Them All

i slipped the moon into your bed sheets waited for the light in you to bluster and the walls to contract into tiny points of weeping when in rome do as the angels in your head stacking tall pines out … Continue reading

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From Shadows to Star Lines

then there’s the ark i never had the wherewithal to build for you and the rain that almost took us under and the dark we lived in for so many years it was underneath our fingernails and knotted in our … Continue reading

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The Song You Sometimes Are

i want to start over, take dark cover i want the heavy breathing to stop i want night to fall and not descend big swooping net i don’t want to owe you I want to awe you open you, swim … Continue reading

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Fortune Cookie Crumbles

“All right is almost always where we eventually land, even if we fuck up entirely along the way.” – Cheryl Strayed In the dark of ourselves we made something beautiful It is this, starlight, you are what survival blooms into … Continue reading

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These Dark Roads Calling

“Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here.” – Cheryl Strayed we’re haunted always by this one thought; only trash fire made us every cell an implosion of nights we can’t outrun shit we can’t fix the way … Continue reading

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