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Effusion: A poem

it’s when eyes sting, that pen takes to paper, that strength and solidity, they taper / that I swallow a sound, and keep a stoic tongue
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Down the 210: A poem

Driving down the 210 tastes bittersweet when the moon takes the stage,
and the stars are floating, hanging on invisible strings like puppets,
peppering the dark universe with false semblance of light and hope.
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Derivative

Reading Life Closely

My “alternative” teenage eyes roll so hard they almost cut a sunroof into the car. For many former edgy high schoolers, this likely brings back memories.
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To write you down

Reading Life Closely

Inexperienced in the art of casual dating, I did not land gracefully. Instead I tucked myself away and wrote poems.
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Getting to know my other half

Recently, my solution has been to write with a split mindset. The first is sporadic, energetic and only cares about spilling anything onto the page, proper grammar or not. The second tries to understand the first, refine its work, and yes, consult a stylebook.
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