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Spider Child

I climbed to the furthest corner of the room I made myself as a spider, coiled and watchful Listening intently Breath held Hearing the thudding The banging of doors The voices raging A tiny spider I Behind my gauzy web, … Continue reading

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Shouting Back

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A Truth Comes

You said I love you Would that it were true Love is not A death by a thousand tiny cuts To my surface My core It is not a bundle of icy grit lodged just below the heart Threatening to … Continue reading

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To be believed

The staring face looked back with a curled lip Young and old and a million miles From the girl who played along The silent scream Became a growl A snarl A vicious howl The anger weighted A black hole All … Continue reading

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