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Icarus, Remixed

I was Icarus with double-edged wings once upon a time. The dreamer’s big eyes, full of flames and longing, the impetuous nature, the jazz of my soaring, all of it defined me as the blaring antithesis to my dad’s son-proofed … Continue reading

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Icarus by Any Other Name

Embers of a flight, it wasn’t rocket science– Maybe next time, kid.   (Artwork by Matisse)

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Icarus by Any Other Name

I have imagined her from every possible angle have painted skies with her needlepoint rain and am now defying gravity and leaving behind my body derelict and wasted on the sublime felonies of sunkissed air and singed feathers.

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Icarus

By virtue of loss, a sheer miracle, short-lived– the cost of dreaming.

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