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She is drowning
She was drowning
In a sea of meticulously
Comfortably? / arching
her back she melts
effortlessly into the
Fur and cocaine deep
Sugary breakfast. Let
Me cleanse your pores
this morning, let me
Absorb the falsities of the
This is my headline.
Starving for insulin she dips
a single finger into the
Frozen chemical, a lick
On her blueing lips
"Fine weather for heartbreak?"
Oozing from her skin
she meanders without aim.
What remains of her dances
Between her own sharpened bones
holler and cry
"I'm still here"
she fades into the city
"Well, if you ever find me again, tell me I'm sorry."
You can stretch reality.
In suburbian skyscrapers you watch
the blueprints growl at the urchins.
The bear their teeth, defensive.
From your cloudy treetop you swear,
"I can see Tokyo,"
and you smile naively to your
imaginary audience. They
numb the saturation
and toss their bouquet ; authentic sarcasm.
Those foreign inks burn pages and you
block the air holes of your religion.
You don't belong here.
The village blues glaze over moons,
You can only drink the vial and
repair your prettypretty skirt.
This might be artificial through the frosted glass
but you wield quiet rebellion.
Her crimson curls were no match
for the snapping jaws
of green eyed monsters,
airbrushed and pirouetting through a
Her disarming salutation
(claiming ownership of inches)
kissed their forehead pretentiously
under the floodlight rainstorm.
This exclusive glitter acetate
though dipped in brus
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Scarlet heartache melts autumn twilight
Singing on horizons of honey and bronze
Her hand kissed mine as the mirror ball shattered
Piercing dreams and thoughts with devil prongs
Slashed illusions and fates by candy lips
Star dusted, both doused in sugared ink
Tasting of ice and infant regret
Symmetrical arrows in heartbreak sync
Twin cotton draped their silent celebration
Warm breath laced heroin romance
Over saturated but polaroid perfection
Dipped in 3am glitter for the night's last dance
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