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Missed the Mark

Missed the Mark

I felt I could almost run

the passage.

But the mist and

the naked days

of winter’s burning

snows… 113 more words

Allison Grayhurst

No Wedding Day

No Wedding Day

Held up by the strings

and the ragged chains

of expectation.

This is the

last vein to burst,

the last root… 116 more words

Allison Grayhurst

Step Through Summer

Step Through Summer

            Dying for my thoughts to fade

into an amnesiac slur, not judge my

convalescent love.

            Waiting for sleep to… 93 more words

Allison Grayhurst

As Your Sky Opens

As Your Sky Opens

I touch your eyelids

not to keep closed

nor to help lift,

just to understand

how such secrets form. 79 more words

Allison Grayhurst

To Mourn the Dusk

To Mourn the Dusk

Measure of rain,

echoing through his

protected slumber.

Authenticity locked beneath

his belly, amidst swarming

bullets of base destruction. 102 more words

Allison Grayhurst

Hawk

Hawk

Paradise bound

by doubt’s heavy claw.

Our promises were

fracturing. The hour

melted into sleep

then confusion.

In the bed where our stones… 87 more words

Allison Grayhurst

The Leap

The Leap

            His body

has fallen

onto the pyramid’s point.

            Pyramid

of passion’s climb, edge of

water of sunstroke-sea.

            Thunder

in his bones, contagious, 87 more words

Allison Grayhurst