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Year after year you fed me dirt and called it chocolate I ate it greedily hoping maybe this time it was chocolate. It never was. And even though you’re gone for good, my stomach still aches every single day… ~ … Continue reading

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This is me writing a happy poem because you told me to stop being inspired by Sexton and Bukowski so… Here we go. Ready? I am so happy  to tell you fuck off I’ll write happy when  I want to, … Continue reading

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My First Poetry Performance

This is not a poem, this is a blog post. I wanted to reflect on my first performance.  I performed, “An Almost True Story About Emails” and “Depression”. I did not expect the words to set me on fire. What I … Continue reading

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Ruins

I like to imagine that flowers bloom and hummingbirds sing in the abandoned ruins of our love.

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Words

Spiderlike, I spin silver to catch feelings that taste like my image in mirrors.

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Gravity

This evening, those stars hanging in your eyes collapsed into black holes of irresistible gravity.

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Mermaids

Some call themselves mermaids, hopeful that they won’t drown in the blue sadness of humanity.

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Much Better

My heart was a seashell you threw against the the wall so each shard became a heroin needle you used to inject my veins with sweet venom launching me high as comets especially your candied lie that you knew me better than … Continue reading

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An Almost True Story About Emails

I loved him the way a woman loves a man she never touches but writes  emails to and has tiny pictures of him stuffed in her wallet and I would have loved him even more if I sat outside his … Continue reading

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Tear Drops

She folds her heartbreak like origami transforming an ocean into teardrops. 

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