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We look at houses

We look at houses

20 years old and laugh
40 years old in disgust
60 years old and wonder who could live there

We are older than houses
& wonder why we wonder

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onward

onward

mountains behind me
are invisible these days
ash stuck on my shoes

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reading

a poem is a cholla needle
embedded deep through skin
when withdrawn the scar lengthens
time heals the pain
the scar remains forever

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in bed

in bed

sleep may come tonight
even with your constant fear
of never waking

 

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evidence

evidence

humans by nature
paint dark panoramic plays
triumph with passion

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afraid

afraid

lighting will exploit
ashen wrinkles on her face
she cries in mirrors

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bathe

bathe

soak in memories
brimming over old edges
flooding the new floor

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pointing

pointing

the sky above us
shares satisfying water
falling from the stars

r soos

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