A Spindle, A Darkness, A Fever, And A Necklace

You turn on a spindleYou’re so much looser nowBut you’re not explaining howYou gained such new reposeI touch the clasp of your locketWith its picture heldSome secret you wouldn’t tellBut let it choke your neckSo imagine a darknessWhere all shapes divideSolids changing into lightWith a burst of heat so brightWell […]

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A Song To Pass The Time

There’s a middle-aged woman, she’s dragging her feetShe carries baskets of clothes to a laundromatWhile the Mexican children, kick rocks into the streetAnd they laugh in a language I don’t understandBut I love them, why do I love them?So the neighborhood’s dimming, I smoke on the porchWatch the people as […]

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Patient Hope In New Snow

The heat comes in distant shiftsTo fill up my roomIt spills out of these ancient ventsTo meet the new coldAnd I lay in my twisted sheetsAnd stare out at the snowThinking of the next few monthsmy cold and lifeless eyesNo, I’ve never felt so separateThen there’s youBut that’s so obviousSo […]

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All Of The Truth

It is not the past few daysThat have has me feel this wayAnd it is not the tiny marks of doubtThat cover everything I seeIt is just the way she looks at meWith a love so completeThat I have never seenAnd from this growsA strong, undying guiltAnd the feeling of […]

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A Scale, A Mirror, And Those Indifferent Clocks

Here’s a scale, weigh it out and you’ll find, easilyMore than sufficient doubt that these colors you seewere picked in advance by some careful handWith an absolute concept of beautyThey are smeared and these blurs come in random orderAnd they color the eyes of your former loversHers were green like […]

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Solid Jackson

She says she’s read too many fashion magazinesShe’s forgotten what real love is likeAnd as the basement collects more kids off the streetThey smoke themselves to death waiting for the band to beginThey’ve been tuning up there for an hour nowAnd I don’t think I can stand another minute moreBut […]

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A Poetic Retelling Of An Unfortunate Seduction

The language in the dimmer roomsSeems to represent the light source wellHow soft they speak and seem to be at peaceWith the movement of the music and the madnessThat is pulling me into thisAnd the shades of the lamps are woven redThe light, it stains and consecratesAnointing all forgotten formsAhat […]

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Supriya

Agony and withdrawalDisrupt my well-beingA voice flooded by the piercingAnd the sounds of distant landsSilence is my heartI carry out my cross while the sun suffers awayThe clouds reveal the chariots of venus, of venusRestrictions of time and space retileWhile her bright eyes burn through my exploding heartAnd I can […]

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Kathy With A K’s Song

Love is realIt is not just in novels or the moviesIt is factAnd it is standing here right in front of youSo if you open your eyesOh what a sweet discoveryThere is hope, and there is joy, and there is acceptanceSo now let all of the light that collects on […]

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Saturday As Usual

Virginia’s almost sleepingThe night is getting olderThere’s static on the tvShe’s lying on the sofaThe cats crawl over herJenny’s in the garageShe’s got the car in neutralShe rolls it out so quietlyIt’s Saturday as usualIt always isAnd me I’m in my bedroomDrawing in my notebookCause my hand thinks I’m an […]

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Motion Sickness

There is nothing forWhich I’m responsibleJust this baggage I keep carrying onAs if I had someoneOk, maybe there is a woman somewhereWho’s still thinking of meOr a girl with coal black hairWho’s haunted in her dreamsBut what they’ve seenWell, it wasn’t meIt was just some lieThey slept besideYeah, I kept […]

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A Perfect Sonnet

Lately I’ve been wishing I had one desireSomething that would make me never want anotherSomething that would make it so that nothing mattersAll would be clear thenBut I guess I’ll have to settle for a for a few brief momentsAnd watch it all dissolve into a single secondAnd try to […]

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A New Arrangement

If you could change your days, arranging them in some sweet new sequenceLike any new arrangement’s gonna make a differenceCause it’s the moment that you’re living in and not the one that followsThat makes this mess you’re cleaning in your headTime still drags you forward, though you keep resistingYou know […]

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A Few Minutes On Friday

She kills, with foreign filmsThe emptiness of day to dayAnd I wait until the weekend comesSo I can clear this uselessness from my brainI count the days until she arrivesThose precious minutes when she is mineAs we walk from my front door to her carWe’re so close and aloneBut that […]

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