Category: Poetry

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Spread Out Too Thin.

I’m ankle deep when I should be up to my chest

I want to immerse myself in you but I’m afraid

that I’ll lean in and find out that you’re nothing but an imprint

See, I’ve tried this before but I made a big mistake. Continue reading

“I Like You…”: An Angsty Junior High Poem

13 Ways To Say I Love You

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One. I’ll pluck a strand of your hair and compare it to honey,

light brown and translucent in the sunshine.

Two. I’ll fall in love with a bad song you recommend, only because you love it.

Three. I’ll take you somewhere I love because I want to show you where my soul goes to hide. Continue reading

Guest Post: Departure

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It feels like just days ago I was a timid little kid,

fresh, green, young, inexperienced,
taking my first steps through these unfamiliar halls,
cowering in the shadows of the seasoned veterans.
These gates seemed so high and imposing,
walls like a prison, thick, sturdy, inescapable.
The faces I saw and voices I heard as I trudged along
grew dull and monotonous, blurred together
like raindrops running down the smooth glass
of the great window that was my life:
fragile, bland, unblemished, clear.
Simple.
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This is How We Lost Each Other