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Confession

The Sin Confessed, remembered, then forgave Such as the winter whitened city streets And I, compelled, stroll out– my soul to save As walking in the cold some grace entreats I grasp for reasons, visiting cafes Pretending coffee somehow isn’t … Continue reading

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Ginger

Sweet Cinnamon and Ginger Sting The scald that clears the cloying kiss Kiss unsticky now resumes Softer now, sweeter now Melt into the lake that is flesh Mingle and merge Explore extend Surrender conquer Inhibitions, fears Satisfy, sacrifice self Use, … Continue reading

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Waltz with a Ghost

The curtain swirls as I pass And the feeling that lasts Is a cool melancholy despair And I trace back my steps To the ones I just left And I find myself kissing the air Something empty inside Whispers that … Continue reading

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Passion the Crimson Angel

presented now in its excessive entirety.  An exercise, nothing more… Passion the Crimson Angel Passion’s Birth Born near the time ere earth had begun– The conflict of Angels as told by Milton When pride sent the bright one to furnaces … Continue reading

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