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Ode to the Sickly Commuter

Saturated tissue Sticky sweaty issues Tobacco misuse Sorry cant kiss you Eyes burning Never learning Atchoo! Heads turning Feeling feverish and surly Dont mind my sneezing Hands clammy and greasy Feeling a bit queasy Being sick on the train is … Continue reading

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These Cold-Owned Streets

You look lost boy go call ya momma your step screams I got lessons to learn walking alone these cold-owned streets I guess you thought life was easy-street cartoon pimps and movie-hot mommas thought you’d hang back while you watch … Continue reading

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A riddle

I give you a second job You win and you lose As a driver, a soldier, a builder – you choose You can work from your home But you wont earn a fee … My employees pay me   Day … Continue reading

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A is for Aspirin

It all started when I took an Aspirin to soothe my head; since Aspirin gives me ulcers, I took Belsomra before bed. That meant I woke up groggy, Caffeine pills got me going – but backed me up – a … Continue reading

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A House of Cedars

I dwell in a house of cedars Numerous windows as the sky narrow door spread wide An everlasting visitor in the possibility of impregnable paradise Day 5, a prompt to blackout/rearrange/reconstruct a poem by Emily Dickinson – I chose this … Continue reading

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One

One You are the one   Two entwined division    Three a balance of orbiting satellites     Four a square and even      Five like a loop with a center       Six in triple pairs        Seven unique and solitary         Eight in full company          Nine a … Continue reading

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