tea kettle, extinguisher, and a camera facing the fire escape

mouth, nose, eyes. the pause to speak between anger and patience something boils like the first whimper of the tea kettle. on the escape, the shrouded figure sends a voyeuristic telex, clicking away out the window to the receiver, a letter growing in the dark where she sleeps. taking hits of foam from the extinguisher, […]

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this haunt is frequented by so many people, so many times

alkalized haunt when the stranger walked a long way, set a briefcase down and let loose the sum of his urges. it felt like a known town psychopath sojourning the flower shop.   the ghosts were quietly assessing the imminence of this stranger’s lonely browse. the anomalous tryst evinces gossip, exudes presumption and dumb will, […]

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sugarless

talking is like having a mouth full of sprinkles that you can’t taste i spit them at you. shaking hands door creaks. stomps on the stairs. i want to run down them and ask what the deal is. why an attitude of a dark crimson shadow lighting a cotton candy sky. snowing. i walk in […]

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autoCBT

all or nothing. over generalising. mental filter. catastrophizing and minimization. disqualifying the positive. 2 + 2 = 5. emotional reasoning. shouldmusts. labeling. personalization.             how much of a person am i?         mind reading + fortune telling = falsity         yin (choose conjunction) yang perseverating             let’s not prepare […]

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