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we will taste the skyone day (maybe
soon, maybe not so soon)
there will be songs
and dancing and
love and kissing.
round stones will be
skipped just as easily as
and the sky will be the biggest and bluest I have ever seen.
fourteenyou're fourteen and you don't let anyone read your poems.
you write for your family
the kids who threw your backpack in the toilet
that one person
you think about
spending your life with
(and yeah, you're young, but
if this is real enough
to keep you awake
until your skin hums
and black sand tumbles
down you like a
and for your
and you keep the cover
with "good" or "fine" or
i'm going for a walk
see you soon
because if they read
the words in the margins
like jagged teeth,
there's a cloud in my head
pushing against the edges
filling the space between thoughts
with less than nothing
i'm a radio wave
and you're a radio wave
we pass through each other
sympathetic stanzasthe words that live inside my head are no longer
lubricated as the once were. seaglass rounded sides
spun into broken shells. i cut my foot on the ocean
floor, knowing these sharks are looking for blood.
i feel my grammatical syntax decomposing in my head
my own, personal vaccination against literature.
creativity. emotion. escape. maybe there's nothing
to run from. maybe my thoughts are what they are
these days, destined to dwindle inside my mind.
i miss writing.
i do not
solsticeyou take in deeply
a breath of stardust and pollen
fresh and alive -
as alive as muscle underneath skin
buzzing between your teeth and on your tongue
leaves a touch or trace or something
you cannot pinpoint
something lovely has grown
rooted firmly inside your lungs
exhaling leaves made of your words
escaping your lips,
escaping your life
building plates of armor along your chest
so no one will come in
or take you away
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