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“Danger (Girders Under Pressure)” by Poetrybot 070 (Licensed to Confound)

New Meanings. Old Feelings. Fear of the Known. Lost Languages. Hidden in plain sight. Never… Never… We will never land. Oil legacy. Bodies as commodities. Oddities. Left to Rot (or Grow). Fingers flexing—flaring. Faces forced towards the flames. Litigation as … Continue reading

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“Hinge” by Scott Sparks

Of their own volition They remain pests one has yet to exterminate It seems they believe the earth spins just for them While their rest comes from areas they contaminate Meager in appearance Hobbled by the wear and tear of … Continue reading

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“Hollowed” by Scott Sparks

An expression is like a bullet Spoken just once and firmly embedded Whether hollowed at the tip Or meant to pierce its recipient Could be silenced as in a whisper Hunting seasons of this type No posted signs or boundaries … Continue reading

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“Another Breath” by Scott Sparks

In times of stress, take another breath Let those lungs get a good cleansing stretch Close your eyes to annoyances malignant While rungs you’ve climbed stay behind previous steps If a door closes before you reach it Don’t bother knocking … Continue reading

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“Hugs” by Scott Sparks

What we need in infancy Doesn’t change that much with age A hand to hold in childhood May make us bold in ways we should When couples lay ‘fore start of day Each other’s arms where they should stay And … Continue reading

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“Windowless” by Scott Sparks

The engine that had to make a decision Should this lack of light be permitted as its endin’? It’s always cold, what’s the big deal? An endless upward moving hill Oh well – this lot in life sure as hell … Continue reading

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“Whispered” by Scott Sparks

Sometimes all you need is a cool breeze Intermittent yet persistent to soothingly relieve Nicely whispered in your ear all relaxed and clear While you’d swear no one’s around that cares Sometimes clouds that hover overhead Keep themselves indistinctly defined … Continue reading

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