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Lemon seeds

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Spitting lemon seeds on cold tile,
unwind slowly
Spitting into breeze blowing hot,
beams beseeching me
Blowing down my innocence,
what's left
Blue button good luck charm,
skinny nylon
Scraping by, learning to fly for the
first time
Water, add lime, concentrate, charge
a dime
Another way, another time,
sucker punch silence
Ice for lunch, leaves for dinner,
recenter self
Pouring from...

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Trashtruck bhat

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Gravel sound under ragged black Vans,  no sole
Dug out the snow packed around your perfect pink heart
Another dart blowing out a spark, triggers pulled
We try to take hold of our lives, but forget so many angles
Life dangles by a thread but all we see is red,
charge


Sorting through the mandarin peels you left in my bed
Taking another smoke right to the head
Outlines of your hands on gentle...

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VA pill bottle

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Back to the wall breath, coffee cigarette plaque stink
Memories of the skate rink, connecting the crossword 
Yelled but not heard, trying to cut a word in edgewise
Your chest falls, only to rise, rise again, loving you like a friend
Foolish fantasies of my own something, anything 
Concrete corners turned soilward in a soft snow
Where did the time go, how did spirits get so low?
Brain lost i...

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Lucky

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First morning cigarette
Button on your wrist in navy blue
Finding ways to manage life
without you
We flew together a long way
Now I dont know what to say
where to land
Maybe kamikaze into the giving earth
Some things don't hurt the same anymore
Face down on the floor picked up more times than you can count
Real good at getting lucky

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bipolar and psychosis

Origami hawks

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A bowl of water, dip your hands
A bowl of rice, share
We're not going nowhere,
unless we do it as a
team

Unlearn the violence,
come on, just try it.
Let's get back to being forward
And stop being so formal
about this species, us.
Comparing who has the biggest stick, who can send the next rocket, fuck all that shit
At the wall, spit, spitmask flashback VC1
Being locked in a chair was no...

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Newport 100 Bugs

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Bugs coming out of my nose
Decaying dreamworld
Utopia is lost on us
The future screams out at us
Our children scream out to us
What are we doing!
What are we losing
Every callous day
2 cigarettes for nothing
and an empty coffee cup
Whoever you are I hope
you're ok tonight

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White Krylon

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Dust up your nose, dreaming of a hose, just some fucking water
Trained for the slaughter, sons against sons, daughter against daughter
Finding reasons to not alter the course of things
We lose so much, it bites and stings its way into our lives
Natural change and decay, fundamental loss
Like pulling a tooth out with the floss,  accidental bleeding
Copper in your mouth and the rain is pouring...

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Lantana Lights

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Under the pretty lights tonight
again and again
Under the canopy, green and screaming
give us rain
Simple beast has found his fragility
incarcerate my soul
A blank spot in the road, driving
manic teleportation
At new station biting at broke ends
good friends lost
Texas late winter frost, gutters breathing
constrict and confuse
The men in silk shoes are climbing the ravines
little shad...

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Frayed knot

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Be water, gathering
The scariest knot is a frayed one
Because it's 'fraid of nothing'
Slumpin', back alley blacktop lavalamp
Soft, damp, been raining I guess
The storm came out of the west
tracking sideways
Byways, through the backroad be gone in a second
Just depends on if you wreck it
Nothing can resurrect it, this feeble thing
Bodies gone limp and cold in your eyes
A frayed knot for ...

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Grasshopper music

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All the China plates got used for pepper water
Soft grass tufts ripped from ground like broken thunder
You step into air conditioning and start shivering 
You step into new pharmaceuticals and wonder who you are anymore
Wonder about the score of the game, no chance to remember
The outcome is an ember that will surely burn out
Like as a kid catching trout, cutthroat, brook, brown
Those roost...

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#moonbipolar disorderInsects

Spider strider

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I'm good
When I can keep it together,
Pharmacy targets me, draws in
like a spider spinning silk around your collar bones
Two tones, grey and tar black
Neutron star of darkness for a soul
Machinegunning made me not want to kill even more
Settle what score, what we fighting for, should be given for, smoking, parallel alley paragliding, precision parts parked in plastic. The meaning of drastic...

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bipolar and psychosis

Her

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This one wild eyed child, 
with the breath like
gin, 
those cedar branches between teeth, 
those handfuls of eyes, 
those broken whispers and spit on my eyelashes, 
a kiss between a day broken like cigarettes in the package.

Could you make love to a series of words, 
or a painting on the wall, 
or maybe a laugh between dirty sheets where our skulls bounce off each other, 
could you love ...

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Cauterized wire heart

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Everything is too damn dollars
Pills swallered'
Tar shot up
We snot up crusty mornings
Spent in mourning
Miss you Skeeter
Open coffin never stopping words we flossing
Learn to be a boss and casually deal with loss
Find your cause, a little bit of it, bite in the hip of it,
don't let go
Take a ride, see the show, you could die tomorrow,
who knows?
Don't skip the snow cones, lots of syru...

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Bipolar disorder. Mental healthmedication

Where did we go?

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Moon spilling through a cloud, east
Eyes locked in incense spirals
A lovelock of moonstones
Ideath worn proudly 
ideath worn quietly
Someone on the other end
breathing and her
Something between
like a rod of tired wind
Silent wind

The type of wind that blows down
egos and 
dreams
and all ambition
ideath and trout
and i and the letter


And somewhere behind it all
An inspired lover
...

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Bipolar depression sadness

The moon is shooting lightning bolts

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A word that screams, torn
A child that's born, into hunger,
ribs sticking out
Coming from under is a real thing, violence too
How violent would you be if you was hungry too? 
Selling our health at a chance at a lie
Credit card bills and new drugs to try
Settling scores with no reason why
Killing eachother over eye for an eye
He's human too, just like you
Think about all the things he wen...

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Eyelash Feather

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Love lost stoner, quiet loner,
what are you reading just now?
Gentle mother, sister, brother,
help me learn to forgive one another
Blunder, come out from under
your rock
Wash up, put on some new
socks
Wash your gentle love
locks
Long eyelashes and rock, crooked
corrupted slop
Just taste a drop, tip of your 
tongue 
Exhale your lungs, we are all
one

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11:58 and a stack of pennies

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Patrick Kennon   Poems  

Jan 2012

11:58 & A Stack Of Pennies

Living life with everything you own stuffed into bags, two of them, dragging yourself 
along 
Living for that hour on the phone, once a day where you can really breathe
again
By blind luck or some odd chance I stand barefoot on this cold, tile, floor, 
tonight
Coughing out the last drag of a cigarette, waiting for the last...

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10MG Tab

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Collarbone cleft lip love locks, high socks
  A stone in your back pocket
Finding our pace, our place, tied up loose lace
  Lost cute space case
Divining fate with roaches and half burnt cigarettes
  Exhaling minutes
Waiting, getting really good at waiting
  On you and you alone
Hot liquid metal toenails, I want to lick your teeth
  Shrine shrine, fine shrine
The imperceptible deep, grad...

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#asia

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We da' fuckin' infantry
here to blow shit up
What needs shootin'
blood makes the grass grow
As time gets short it's about what you know
short timer
Frag out, body bags laid out
holding your hand out da' back of da' war wagon
Hope I didn't lose any EDL
this ruck is hell, but 53450 is close
At sea, off coast, rolling down reefs
gray chaos, boredom lacework, translated to violence,
hatewo...

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Freestyle Applesauce Sparkles

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AK47 stare from over there, child getting wild

out in the jungle getting ready to rumble

Cambodia, landmine

Intertwine Najib and Alif Lam Mim

say your prayers backwards

cannibal

Wild animal, fuck you too

Destroying the world to build better tools

to kill

King of the anthill

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#humanity

Untitled

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Brisk tea, long smoke
Life is impractical, joke
Stroke, my neck please
Release tension
Piano wire noose
Loose skin, in
We're eating eachother
Happy hungry cannibals

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#cannibal

Words for Sirikit, wherever you are

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Unsettled lines, scores of blank words on the page, here I sit, smiling into the grit
that found their way to the bottom of the coffee,
settled at last
Like silt in the water tanks, stirred up by eager hands,
the same that bear the scars of childhood into tired, sterile, lives;
brushed off the stray dandelion feather a while ago
Gutters full of humanity discarded, smiling from the sidewalk a...

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#thailand

Tattoo my soul on a Peach Pit

Tattoo my soul on a peach pit

Coffee, sit, Selah, pause and reflect

A new dialect, hearing exchanges

Voices like rain all around me

Together and moving, organic and clueless

Bacteria on the breakroom faucet

Lost somewhere on it, bean crud ruddity, crudity

Crude collapsed faces moaning screams for pocket change

And two damn cigarettes

Hoping for rain just to get wet

Ta...

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