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Silver

Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of tears.. Too heavy They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried to steal My jar of sweat.. Too light They left. —– Magpies Magpies In my room, Tried … Continue reading

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Broken Record (love on repeat)

You named me again,* as with my mum, my health flickered; light a new name and a child will flourish. Like the shadow of a dreaming carp,* I float to the kitchen; it’s breakfast in Hong Kong. eight hours to … Continue reading

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Put your heart on the line

Put your heart on the line. That’s where it belongs. Washed at X o’clock and up to dry. Fret not, the birds are busy singing. Does it drip or flow – red, black, gold? A swim of goggled lost purposes! … Continue reading

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A Tear Fell From my Heart (Idea for a film)

A tear fell from my heart. It was then a puddle on the street, which became an expanse of ocean. I looked up at my toe, Because I was stuck on the ceiling, My wings remained cemented to the ground. … Continue reading

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Happened, a silver lining

Thought it was the end, gave away my books, threw out my artwork (again). Well then, a miracle, the first of many. One small shiver of light.. a drop of sound grows.. in the shadow of broken time. You had … Continue reading

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The enormity of the futility is a quicksand erasing every echo of worthwhileness. Sometimes, falling through to the crossfire of another storm.. We spiral in patterns. We live in traps. Hello, my error! How wide is oblivion, stalely invisible a … Continue reading

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Panic Panics

A “fake love poem” by which I mean using a rhetoric of passion/ infatuation to write about mental health. This is written from the perspective of panic personified “as a lover”. —————————- We kissed. You fell. It was just a … Continue reading

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