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one more for my father

near the end his coughs caught fire
like the exposed electrical wiring
of the first house he bought
after the divorce when he still
kept hope alive as one might… 189 more words

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it's unclear what causes vitiligo

the first gorgeous must not have been
a pomegranate or obsidian
i think it’s hard to love justly or at all
if you imagine what you can do… 84 more words

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unmarked crimescene

salad greens and ranch
fat flakes of parmesan
spilled against a wrought iron
fence beside a brown bag
food warm but not hot inside
the thin plastic box with foggy lid… 104 more words

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no loitering no trespassing

i’m told Borges would receive visitors
trace the sound of the titles in his library
ask them to read through gesture
or something aural the blanching… 71 more words

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99.9 percent of all the species that have ever existed are extinct

mulberries! how have i never tracked
the riddles through carpet before
never squeezed a drupelet body
into royal hands or fallen asleep
in the sun among these new friends… 128 more words

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pictures lacking frames or where do you get off

the schizophrenia weight gain study
benefits from the cute invisible braces
ad beside it. if you have an afro like that
though, you don’t really need perfectly… 212 more words

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another feral claim

in one month i have met two Noahs
it has been raining a lot for June
luckily there are no mountains near Chicago
otherwise this could be cause for alarm… 100 more words

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