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Souls on Rampage Commotion cracks human abodesOver unprecedented toll of deathsRunning and dying our experienceOn this untimely ravaging deathsNations panic in pains and perilsAllowing humanity dread its existenceVerily, verily, it…More

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Six Months of a Millennia //it’s just six months since cancer gripped my father’s lungs to the hospital bed & i keep dreaming of a bird who once drifted to…More

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nothing good ever comes easyisn’t it only human then,to distrust this breathing and this is how the world stops spinninga girl, 23, asks the morning for peace takes a peek…More

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Wearing a Body In inheriting clothes from my mother,I have begun to wear her body;In wearing her body,I have begun to unravel parts of me thatcarry questions I cannot form…More

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Prints prints are … left overs of dreamslike spittle in the mouth after an unsavoury meal or remnant meatstuck stubbornly in the crawprints are … dust that swirls but never…More

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Scattered Verses of My Letter to God iii. I remember the day you died,It was the same evening pa lost his name.We called him a body.The sky stained himself with…More

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