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Rose is a Rose is a Rose

Enfolding vortex, chambers of rose burial– to die claiming love. Advertisements

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Jack and Jill

Soft serve ice cream date, Jill kissed Jack’s cheek just because– Love never grows old.

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Crescent

Rupture in the night, sharp crescent benediction– every fool hooked.

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In Love and War

I dumped all my G.I. Joes out of the shopping bag and onto the pavement of the driveway. I separated the good guys from the bad guys, and then arranged them in specific positions. Before initiating a battle, or an … Continue reading

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Epitaph

Eden as live bait, we fall hook line and sinker– Epitaph for love.

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Innocence

The party ended and I went to Gillian’s house. I was between places and Gillian was letting me stay with her temporarily, which given our history was a tribute to her character. We had been in a tumultuous three-year relationship, … Continue reading

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Shuffle

  Rigged shuffle to bare, Love being not blind but masked– Pair of hearts, folding.

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Total Eclipse

Courtship between worlds, Love’s ravels tethered to smoke– Dream eclipses burn.

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Flophouse

Love, the ultimate flophouse, the dogged prayer-bin, where you swap scars and hopes and soiled dreams pressed to the lungs of light, where half-moon fingernails clipped and kept in urns remind you that life is a fleeting sideshow, a strange … Continue reading

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Shadows on Ice

Excerpt from Nocturne Variations.    They were spinning slowly, ever so slowly.    Do you want to go faster, Piers reached down for the dial. I can make us go faster.    No, Anya smiled. I like the speed. We’re … Continue reading

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