Sighted While Studying

she bribes her boys with Starbursts,
she seeks some sort of submission.
Does she know of her own curse?
They cannot see her, nor listen.

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unknowing you

as the can hits the yellow bin, the
recycling one
drips roll down the side
i don’t know you again though
learning about your agenda
only partly why there is one

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Truth was a valley
around which we lived
I had my side
he had his

We never forded the waters
we never went in
We knew we’d drown
if we did

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Blue Glasses

I knew you were brilliant
when you read Fahrenheit 451
and Ender’s Game
I knew you were lovely
when we said you have gorgeous
eyes, are they real?

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Laying on our backs, making snow angels
Not real ones, mind you – can’t make those
Trying to pack wet snow to build an infantry
Our skin red, we absorb December

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