Category Archives: Poems

mascara

we line our eyes with
charcoal and our tears run like
salty black rivers
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Times New Roman

Where has it gone?
The passion, the love, the creativity
Lost
Turned in with every 3am analysis paper
I ever wrote
 
I can’t think except in Times New Roman
Font size 12
Double spaced
Inch-wide margins
Anymore

The Lone Trumpeter

feet firm and apart
shoulders back
eyes closed
lips to metal
and then –
 
The note.
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We Will Never Forget

Planes and falling towers
Hot ashes mingling with tears
The silence of a shocked nation
So many gone,
So much lost
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