Category Archives: Poetry

Unravelled

I do not need you to validate me or calibrate my chains they fit just fine I have steadily deconstructed the myths my life was built upon the tension recedes I do not want what you have not got the … Continue reading

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Waiting on a world

Waiting with bated breath for a word to fall from a pen for a song to rise like wisps dreaming in expectant repose Waiting for the morning rays to crack open the Southern sky revealing the secrets only the stars were … Continue reading

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No moss

The stillness of the stone perching motionless on the grass unmoving yet content in its state of rest and blissful unknowing The force of the kick that propels its mass forward in perpetual acceleration rolling like the pebble that becomes … Continue reading

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Complications

Who holds the keys to the kingdom of blood and tears and tax deductible sweat What is the method for decoding the hidden messages that distinguish those who rule from those who are ruled When did the truth become so complicated … Continue reading

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Mic check: hunglikejesus

Good Morning by hunglikejesus this may enhance your reading pleasure: Morning greeted me next to her. As sunlight strikes my love I am consumed by the emotions that accompany the realization that she is indeed mine. I have succumbed to … Continue reading

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I watched myself disappear

I watched myself disappear before my very eyes when I stayed silent and on the sidelines I faded gradually when I let my Muslim neighbors disappear into the void lost in the maze of detention When I permitted immigrants in … Continue reading

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American dreamin’

When I was younger people asked me why don’t you smile more? and I changed the topic I felt like an intruder in someone else’s dream like a borrower of someone else’s threads Some people know what it feels like … Continue reading

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Trivial

Why is one life worth more than another? graves are dug cheaply in the frozen earth Who sets the prices of silver and gold? the borrower always a slave and in chains Why are some voices heard above the rest? … Continue reading

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Perpetual

Words can change the course of a mighty river and shape the contour of an imposing canyon Ideas can expand a crowded space and reason with the blackest night Voices can speak of things that open the gates and crawl … Continue reading

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After the glow

Across the spectrum light and ambience move in rhythm bathed in color Cross the threshold to find one’s way out from under the dimmest pane Fresh pigments splash the pavement the windows dressed in mosaics of worn tile Then the … Continue reading

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