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Feb.14.2013
In cracked soles dusty finger nails frosted eyes musty armpits the soggy velvet of skin wayfarers meet   plunging darkness into night groping feathers that fly into a cage wayfarers meet   watering thirsty river beds nothing is said silence drowns swallowed by a whale wayfarers meet...
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Feb.03.2013
  ceiling falls lends a wall to lean against and wait for sky to lower its gaze over hair spread out like tentacles porcupine skin  gouged out eyes choked throat sound echoes in mouth squishes over tongue blue reflecting moon   skull’s smile through hollow bone reminiscent of cold...
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Dec.27.2012
Reams spin untold stories on untouched sheets quivering before eyes zooming in, zooming out images of magnified clouds colonising the sky turning into cottonwool swabs soaked in blood unseen wounds unfelt pain Tree branches cover streets birds sing in sewers cars rush past...
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Nov.26.2012
    Sadness beckons Nameless Blameless  I reach its door  Grasp  Gasp  Naked it stands  Clasps my hands  Throttles throat  Swallows oath  We pour together  Tears  Fears  It is too late  Leave  Me  Spaces...
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Oct.10.2012
  Her blood still flowsOther hands dip in its riverPalms hold red gobletsClinking glassesCrashLike gunshotsTransparent woundsTouchedShe cringesHer painA cadaverBreath faltersIn her prisonShe broke the barsOutsideSpider webs entangleEvery twitch watchedHer body a museumOf messagesShe will...
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Sep.22.2012
the moment left untouched like a blink unseen by the eye paintings in the air limbless percussionists mute singers deaf listeners footprints on froth bodies clasped unclasped in-visible fantasies food on plate a tableau worship candle burns untouched by flame   ~FV - - - Image: Rudimentary...
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Sep.03.2012
earth did not open up to swallow showers arid soil clung to flowers of a wilting summer waited for you wiping stains of lips pressed against glass eyes searching clouds for your face joyful tears your voice choked silence waited days stretching months breaking waited you burst today in spasms I am...
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Apr.24.2012
the grass turned rust with congealed blood nothing could grow in it nothing could die dead blood is a lie a little must have seeped into the soil where millions toil for harvest for freedom unseen chains on ankles and wrists destiny's tryst was this Hey Ram body slumped on the ground people...
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Apr.12.2012
If birds were to crash into clouds Would their feathers Get wet? ~ ~ A sparrow drinks off a puddle Its thirst does not know The meaning of dirt ~ ~ No tree remembers Woodpeckers that knock On its doors ~ ~ They should have remain caged I let out the two love birds Who flew away in different...
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Mar.10.2012
  I’ll peel off my clothes protest with you cup my breasts let the collar bone stand out defy defy defy   (This is a response to 'My body, my choice': Exiled Iranian women pose nude for video in protest against sexual oppression in their native country. The video hopes to boost sales of...