Tonight

Last month was bliss The fortnight before this was dark Denial dominated last week Two days ago, I was scared. Yesterday I couldn’t breathe This morning was cloudy But tonight, I am free.

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The Perfect Photograph

And so, she walked on Right out into the rain. Her heels in her hands As the clouds went insane.   The smell of the earth— She’s a perfect photograph! The flash of lightning, Along with thunder’s laugh.   Her umbrella dry, Safe in her purse, Beside her keys, and Her colours and her curse. …

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The Paper Boats

“Across the English Channel!” “Sailing through the Mediterranean!” “A voyage around the world!” “Aye matey, I’m a pirate in search of a great treasure!” The children brought a whole new world to life with just paper and a puddle. They sat in a circle along the perimeter of their great ocean. The pebbles became treasure …

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The Race of Reason

Restless, reckless, random, rapid Rundown, rancid, rebellious, reactive Running on the road Racing to redemption Regretting the race This race of reason. Reason? Welcome to the season— Season of pain and pride and treason Back-stabbing stabbing back Throughout the road of black See light at the end But clouds over my head.   Head over …

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