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Fire

 

I’m on fire

A burning bed ignites me

 

I sleep

so you can dream,

awake

 inside of me

 

I sleep so we can speak

I do not try when I’m awake

 

What would I say?

 

I’m sorry?

 

I’m on fire

In my sleep

with you

wrapped up inside of me

 

The wishing tree waits

So I wish,

and when I wish

 

 I wish th...

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Questions I Never Asked

 

From the hallway,
I am hidden
 
 I watch my father lay in the stillness
 

Eyes open,
he is somewhere farther away than I have ever been

 

 
He is fixed upon the tree limbs 
against the grey sky

and I am fixed upon his expression 
and all those secrects that he does not tell
 
I watch quiety,
 trying despe...

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