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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
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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?
Untitled
With finals, there's no time to grieve.
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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:
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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.
Break-up
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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:iconmandala-jim:
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
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KariLiimatainen Featured By Owner May 1, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:thanks: for the support ..!! :rose:
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Pajunen Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:
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FangsAndNeedles Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2015  Student General Artist
thanks for the fav :)
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:iconforgetyoself:
forgetyoself Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you're so welcome! ^_^
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shaitu Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015   Photographer
thank you for faving
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forgetyoself Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
you're welcome :meow:
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shaitu Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015   Photographer
:) thanks
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BlueCaroline Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you Isabelle & Happy New Year!

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