Armor Gone

Every day You reach out to me To touch And unlash the straps That keep my cuirass Fastened to my chest You feel the lines On my helmet From scrapes and scraps Alike And still you’re there To take my blood iron Bullets and unchamber them Slowly My weapons You take and toss aside HandsContinue reading “Armor Gone”

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Lunarium

An old woman tends the garden Outside the duplex lunarium A small yard fenced in With soil and pebbles A large telescope sticks Out the top of an attic Converted into an Observation tower Inside is one bed Where the whole family sleeps A knock at the door And the house awakens You were stirringContinue reading “Lunarium”

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Biblonde

Biblonde You’re pretty pretty I can’t tell you enough How much water should envy The contours of your body And the way your hair looks Biblonde and damp After a shower Meaning seeing naturally How much I miss that I do miss you so much The wonderful feeling Of having you to touch I feelContinue reading “Biblonde”

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Coast Starlight

Coast Starlight 9:35am, Seattle, WA: I romanticized it. 10:21am, Tacoma, WA: Luggage 11:11am, Olympia-Lacey, WA: Prepared. 11:35am, Centralia, WA: Packing my things 12:19pm, Kelso-Longview, WA: And getting ready 12:58pm, Vancouver, WA: To leave home 1:50pm, Portland, OR: And set out 2:27pm, Salem, OR: On my own. 4:10pm, Albany, OR: It was scary 5:10pm, Eugene-Springfield, OR:Continue reading “Coast Starlight”

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