Crash

I hand over my life’s work
on a hard drive
to a nerd
I ignored in high school
how thoughtlessly I’ve treated my images
and someone who now holds my life in his hands

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First Words

Suppress self
all intelligible words
of intangible mind
deep-seeded ignorance
Forgotten first words

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Hatred

Unadulterated hatred
Was what
I saw in his eyes,
Before I felt
The cold steel
Pierce the
Core of me

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To Write

I turn to the screen once again
To write
Since my magical powers
Are words not mind-reading games

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How unable

How unwashed her hair is
How unrinsed from rinsing in
The shower that cleanses
Leaving her dry
And splattered
With emotion
Unable.

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Work ethic

Work drains
pounds of flesh
from broken bodies.
Blood, sweat and tears
leak from pores
of shrivelled skin.

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prayer

i can fold my hands a thousand times

on a thousand different nights

and never pray

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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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