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Cracked Open

Times too strange to just be walking up to unfamiliar homes, peeking in. But, that’s exactly what I did. I saw a light through the window and hesitantly, fearfully knocked. No reason, just curious. I had no expectations. Well, no good expectations. Funny how that...

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Skin

Some have hated me for it The stretch The tear The awkward silence as it resonates It's just another piece To a poorly put together puzzle And I keep losing sleep Losing time Losing everything but this weight Atop these shoulders Covered in this... Skin Trace my...

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Cognitive Theory

It's a sensory experience that does not require logic. There is no thinking needed to feel. No thought says, "absorb this." You just do. You do not think, "become attracted to this person." You just are. I'm not being cryptic. Just thinking out loud. (or is it aloud?)...

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Nice to Meet You

I identify as a black or African American  woman. I also identify as queer, meaning other than expected. It does not mean that I prefer one genitalia over the other. It took a while to liberate my thinking to this point. I was sewn tightly within the confines of...

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Just In Case

I was just scrolling through Facebook. I was bored and willfully distracting myself from the continue thread of all the shit I needed to be doing that just wasn't important enough to do in that moment. Then I saw it. This Ode from a stranger to a very familiar...

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Moonrise over Assala (A fictional place)

I love you. I will always love you. But, what we had wasn't authentic. It's hard to say but I'm not sure either of us were really ever being honest at the same time. But understand that I know you love me. I know that you cared and that as hard as it was for you to...

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Not Quite There

“Nothing ever goes away until it teaches us what we need to know.” - Pema Chodron I understand that there is a lesson that I am supposed to learn here. I get that. Getting that however does not make it easier. I want to just be in my comfortable space and just say I...

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Here We Go

There's this point where you are responsible for making this choice. This choice will be a major choice but won't appear that way. It will seem mundane and typical. But, it actually serves as the catalyst for the next phase of your life. Will this phase be dynamic and...

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Random

She would say no amount of her would ever be enough. Took me far too long to realize she was never talking to or about me.

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The Random

Food for Thought

‘So if we love someone, we should train in being able to listen. By listening with calm and understanding, we can ease the suffering of another person.’ ~Thich Nhat Hanh

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Creative Differences

Why is thoughtfulness slowly fading? Why is creative thoughtfulness almost nonexistent? Where's the romance in today's technology. With so much at our fingertips, it seems it would be easier offer real world measures of consideration and sentiment. But now we lax and...

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The Ramblings

Anthony Hamilton

Here's my heart I'm dying to give it to you to be received Hope you see it Hope you notice Not this last name morning chaos But the inside warm calm You can call home It's flawed But that's perfect If there is no lack to fill, balance cannot be had Feel me? Fill me....

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Caliope

One day I'll tell you how I always knew I always knew the end of the story But I chose To appreciate the journey To appreciate you To appreciate the lesson And one day We'll look back And see how pain Leads to growth When seeds burst free From their shell The only...

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Exigent Circumstances

There was a door marked exit Closed Painted blue And everyone can tell you How to grab the knob Whether to push or pull How to just take the steps Towards leaving But the person On the other side Who you keep hoping Sees the entrance.

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Past Attempts

... I never asked for your bravery Your body Your pretense Or your pardon I only asked for your truth Sitting at the base of it all.

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The Results of Being Loved too Little for Far too Long

Don't look at me Yet Im sloppy and scarred And quite spectacular I'm the dumbest genius The family can't hide I don't roll my neck I can't fake my snide I love hard I fail big I'm the shortest book Open stretched far too wide Yes I have sinned No I've never lied Pull...

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Illuminate

There are so many things I want to say to you But it's never the right time The right moment Or appropriate So I swallow What the world knows And I just need To get off my chest Because what's the point In screaming lights Midday Everyone can see So I take my need To...

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Who I Am

I am no one
from no where
wishing to achieve
Anything
That means something
to Someone
Even if it means
Nothing
to me.

Scared (2004)

Scared, iamdew (2004)

Random (2005)

Melodramatic (2007)

Solitude (2011)

Phantom (2013)

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