birth of stones

warm chrysalism, patched up parturition caved in water delivery nine gems, shellacked by a nuisance   umbilical pattering, plumules flickering fickle flame of months periodicity climbs into a womb and sucks at the universe they wait for peace before the whale   ocean pulse, salted stones, three pieces first divisible by euphones, apgarized   polemics […]

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mothmouth

mothmouth by M’Taeka   Hands full of powdered grout, shuttered lungs hooded over a cluttered heart beating buttered clout into legs scarred with a coward’s doubt, moths in his mouth—but it out, tie it up, tie it down. Sighing, crying, he’s lying now, blithe in the writhing pyre of untimely demise climbing blindly up the […]

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pulmonology

veins, tree branches, sicken me. they belong to a past too many have doubled down on. pulmonology; the study of working pairs. the tree-hung red light is there for emergencies, not for comfort. tell me your sky looks irrelevant. cuz i believe in people again. i mailed all your messages to myself, but two are […]

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scratched

cw.suicide scratch the lettering until they appear legibly marked for death and leisurely lean against the rail of a great cliff where they drop quarters, add spit to the ravine should one sl p over it would be on the pages end and the others would have to ask where it went   _.  without […]

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w’all

we all carboload, we all have to stop in traffic, we all make accidental eye contact, we’ve all felt mind numb, we have all looked at ourselves in a locked stall, pants drawn, and wondered why it made us vulnerable. we are all being gorged by pills, news feeds, scheduling conflicts (like not wanting to […]

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