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Maybe I’ll never post anything again so I can keep this at the top of my page. Crow, you kill me.

Words and Feathers

hope is the thing with feathers
despair is the thing with scales

i am the watermelon man
reduced to a slick white rind
my seeds swallowed on accident
or spit into the street
for angels to pick and peck at

eli, eli, i’ve been thinking

some days the color leaches
out of everything
some days the everything
tastes of pine resin
and trail dust

eli, eli

if you swallow a watermelon seed
one will grow in your belly
and then what will you do

always feed them to the angels
with the oil slicks around their necks
rainbow nooses

i’ve been thinking

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It’s still National Poetry Writing Month!
Day 13

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Red dot over epidemic depression 

‘A month worth of laundry and a month worth of bus ride.’ Dang. Check out this beauty of words by the superb, ankandas.

Exploring the epiphany

Lot of things don’t make any sense,

my sitting on the incinerating surface of the Venus and listening to this somnolent melody coming out of nowhere.

But it’s moulded with moroseness there,

bzzz…bzzz…bzzz…bzzz

Raping every fossils of this creation.

Numbness has it’s peculiar language to convey the turmoils within.

I wonder what if, of all people i could ever attain that,

my brain cells know about the guns and the tranquility after every bullets.

Am I too vulnerable to do anything or even to think anything?

I guess everyone is or isn’t.

A month worth of laundry and a month worth of bus ride,

living race only got these to dance through this aesthetic circus.

Indifferent city smoking away the scrumptious craps, honey like violence…and smitten hallucinations.

Thank you very much for this starless spell.

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