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Sticky

that first call alerts him,

eight legs run to the cot,

threads stream behind,

silken, the best he's got

 

each year they tighten,

vibrations excite more,

never stops watching,

repairs those that tore

 

escaping is impossible,

your destiny unfurling,

a decade like a second,

years like nets whirling

 

this one will never age

anymore than his web,

th...

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Ageless Heart

marching years wear

furrows in our faces,

pits and wan hollows

no denying the traces

 

our faces look like hell

wrinkles so eerily bold

yet our hearts are kids

that'll never grow old

 

your skin was like honey

hair smoother than silk

hands, soft and tender

shoulders white as milk

 

honey and silk no more,

hands crabbed and bent,

shoulders thin and...

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A Handle For My Pillow

I loved that soft pillow's

Safe cradle for my head

Nothing could hurt me

Protected from dread

 

After my parents died

Auntie took on my care

Left behind my pillow

More than I could bear

 

Never forgot that pillow

Not ever to be replaced

One of the traumas my

Troubled life has faced

 

Each of my later pillows

Joined a joyless queue

Until I shared y...

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Strangers Leave Scars

We were strangers by the pool
there was summer on your skin
I lay low, opened my whole body
in the hope that you would find me

Then taking it the distance
from the shore raised to the sky
there were many sailors scheming
on the bending of your knee

There’s a bridge in your dreams
as it recedes behind a fog
you wonder what it means...

Even naked your body was a silk gown
as you sc...

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