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Untitled, original poem #85

fishing for a future
fighting finality
 with a fistful of memories
  & lyric diaries

while we're apart
while i'm stalking the shores
 & the shoals of your heart
i am a cold singularity


there has to be more than this
worlds away from you
so far and away

there has to be more
 than this

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Battleships of Empathy: Poetry by Olivia Deborah Grayson

By Olivia Deborah Grayson

Me & Kathleen that Summer

We watched Bewitched
in the cozy cavernous

safety of your pale yellow
bedroom, & cried over… 224 more words


Untitled, original poem #84

what will our bones say
 when the metals oxidize
  when bricks and bridges both
   have broken into dust

when tombstone epitaphs
 have been toppled and rewritten
  by the rain
   and whipping winds

 what will our bones say
  when new versions of ourselves
   find them interred 
    in the dirt

i bet we get credit
 for the pyramids

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I'll Always Keep it Real With You Even When You Can't

Your silver linings
dull and break because your love
was never shiny.

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Always Grow.

Always grow.
Love yourself in as many
Ways as possible.
Admire and emulate the beauty around
You. Become the most beautiful blossom.
Season the air with the fine aromas of your spirit. 30 more words


Best Friends?

Your husband’s an ass.
Is there ever a good time
to say this to you?

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