Tag Archives: KJ Li

Inheritance

Forgive me that I was always afraid to touch the things that mattered most. All those years of bloodletting and still I could not kill the fear that made a house of me. Still I carry this old heart around … Continue reading

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Dream from the blood of a dream

In the black forest where we mark flight in place of north star, I drift & taste the smoke of our last fire, where you offered dreams on a pyre of your past lives & named it redemption. Still wounds … Continue reading

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Suburban landscape with unplanned disaster relief

That day in April the front lawn flooded with dreaming. The first wave uprooting the cherry sapling your mother had gifted us for housewarming, which, despite all our wishing, had never grown any higher than when we first speared it … Continue reading

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