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Teardrop

Teardrop

 

A

teardrop

for each life lost

a broken heart for friends,

a sadness that never goes away

but gnaws at nerves and silent moments

 the desolate times of memory cast hurt shadows

dancing on the twilight walls at the edge of your vision

a friend’s laughter that bonded like mortar holds together bricks

 those happy tears can also flow in torrents in a recolle...

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the first is

This one is not for you.

Stay.

Stay.

Close your eyes

    those framed portraits

[eager and aloof.]

one day red

full stop

left to [no] exchange

grasping

looking

[looking]                                                             up   up            down

stay.

Stay sane.

in

with no regard,

                           heaviness,

luke warm

        ...

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Sensory Intensity

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Sensory Intensity

 

LED lights getting brighter. God

my eyeballs hurt.

Dyson dryers far too loud.

How fast do you need

to dry your hands? Slow down. 

It seems like all the world wants more.

And wants it now.

More power. Turn it up. Make it

Faster

Louder 

Brighter

Stronger

Till we drown.

We’re not hardwired for this

har...

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the key

new dawn

salt blue slate grey

push my head down under water

see me                 bobbing

feel me                                reaching

save me bright light release me

from sin i am saved

then you played my favourite song

as we danced in a circle

around

and around

each step

as waves

each hand

held tight

flowing silk

flowing water

we all

rais...

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