Boy of Flora

I waited for the river to reach me. I stood there with my toes clutching at the earth. Burying my roots into the ground. Waiting to be watered. The sun glaring, burning as the coils of my hair extended to the blue sky. My skin pulsed with blood as the wind juked around the trees […]

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Lemonade & Success

She walks through the door with open pores. Fresh out the shower. Told me to give her an hour while she gets dressed. I am stressed, no less, and I protest. But I don’t mind. She’s the reason why I haven’t chased my dreams even though I dream of her. She’s the reason why my […]

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Her: Fade

Every time you spoke my heart grew softer. I sat in close proximity to you. Pretending like the wounds you caused had healed. Like I didn’t lay awake at night picking at the scabs left by your venom. The night went on and I smiled through the plexiglass. Glancing over towards you hoping that we […]

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Mononoke: Fear of Beauty

I met a nine-tailed fox last night. It’s fur glowing through the forest and the cracks of my curiosity. It’s eyes wide; piercing. Examining my intentions as it circled around me. I entered a low stance with my right hand on the hilt of my dagger. My left palm facing the fox. It slowing walked […]

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I look up from my phone in the direction where the remark came from followed by laughter. It’s too dark to tell so I look back at my phone. Being obtuse never got anyone anywhere, but it’s the safest way to stand on a soapbox without the risk of falling. A picture of Muhammad Ali […]

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Life is F.R.E.S.H

Lighting oozing out of my pours. As I open my mouth I also open doors. What’s a chore to you I do in dreams with my eyes open. Your fear left you afraid so you were forced to close them. Rivet my pride to my back along with my cape. I’d use it to strangle […]

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