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My pillow is made of teeth
that claw me when I sleep,
I have scars when I wake,
people notice the bleeding.

I swim
in and out of consciousness
sometimes above water
sometimes not.

My bruised eyes
aren't angry
just drowning

in the teeth.
Sleep Deprivation
This poem is incomplete
How do you grieve a living body?

How do you grieve an absence?

How do you grieve for a man

who's still out there

working six days a week

and still madly in love with you?
With finals, there's no time to grieve.
My boyfriend always wants me to know
that i am beautiful
he tells me even with acne
even on bad hair days

like today
i wear glasses, a ragged ponytail
and a man is selling me a strand
of jeweled flowers

he says is 5 dollars
i tell him i want to make it
a bracelet, i show my wrist

and i wonder  as he slips it over skin
whether it's beauty that compels him
to say i can have it for 3
Ruminations on Beauty
It will be a pretty bracelet :meow:
They give me "strong" as a word to work with
I guess I'll use it

watching slam poem after slam poem after slam poem
no words of my own to write

I can't see his face in my head
I can see his wet eyes
and his back

I did that

I can see my fidgeting hands, my gasps to pull back sobs

I see the love I've broken in an instant
the gasping embrace

I see his back
walking to his van

I see him pause in his van
pause in his van
pause in his van

before he drives away.
First day of a break-up, one I started. I did it out of love, because I don't have have enough love left to keep us going. I wish I never had to do it.


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Mandala-Jim Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Apologies for the delay..I'm playing catchup after a long holiday.. I just want to say THANK YOU for the watch! :D
KariLiimatainen Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:thanks: for the support ..!! :rose:
Pajunen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:
FangsAndNeedles Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015  Student General Artist
thanks for the fav :)
forgetyoself Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you're so welcome! ^_^
shaitu Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015   Photographer
thank you for faving
forgetyoself Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome :meow:
shaitu Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015   Photographer
:) thanks
BlueCaroline Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you Isabelle & Happy New Year!

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forgetyoself Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, happy new year! :hug:
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