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Poem: The Heartbeat of Years

The clock ticks away years like the beat of my heart You’re still in my tears I wear your name like a scar Wishing you were here as I look upon a million stars I awake into a nightmare everyday I’m not in your arms We’re all home now but you are nowhere to be… Continue reading Poem: The Heartbeat of Years

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I think I just moved back to TN

It’s amazing how quickly your whole life can change, isn’t it? One minute you have a perfect idea of how everything is going to play out... the next, something as gentle as a breeze comes along and changes the direction of everything. So, the family reunion that brought me to Knoxville went well. Really well.… Continue reading I think I just moved back to TN

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Poem: This Red Sea

This Red SeaA red sea of broken memories floods deep into all of me It seeps beneath this dam I've built This armor-like skin and wraps me in its current Its waves rise and crash mercilessly bombarding the shores of my sanity A raging tsunami through the streets of my home washing away debris and… Continue reading Poem: This Red Sea

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Entries of the Heart Pt 2

him. Journal entry 2: Dear Diary, For the first time in three years, my day has been struck by change. Every morning, I’m awoken by my alarm at 6:45 am. I then shower, brush my teeth, and eat a bowl of whole grain cereal while watching The Today Show before sitting down to write. This… Continue reading Entries of the Heart Pt 2

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Poem: You were my Blue Moon

"Those three words You were my first I can't help thinking Maybe you were my blue moon Maybe I let go too soon Running from what could be So terrified of happy Maybe you were my blue moon" Thinking About You. A fire in my skull Memories turned to ash blown away by a cold… Continue reading Poem: You were my Blue Moon

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Kiss you at red lights kinda love

For a while at least, it seemed like they were written in the stars. They first met in high school. Both lived in the same middle-class suburban neighborhood. He was the new kid from out of state who was quickly building a reputation for trouble and all things bad. She was the country girl, destined… Continue reading Kiss you at red lights kinda love

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Poem: What the Fuck

I first saw you While I was sitting in the car In a suburban neighborhood After a job Then my boss John Climbed into The passenger seat You were outside A few houses down Playing with Your dog John looked at me With his brows raised He said Damn I didn’t say a thing But… Continue reading Poem: What the Fuck

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The Habits of my Heart

I could’ve sworn that I’d killed her. I remember placing her limp body, all our keepsakes and memories into a wooden box and burying it all six-feet deep on a deserted planet in a galaxy far, far away. I then remember coming home to sew shut the gaping vortex in my heart, dust myself off… Continue reading The Habits of my Heart