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never to be published

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choose carefullya mine fieldfilled with cherrybombslittle to fearirritating nonethelessflash powderto ignite your sawdustyour paper cupexplodes

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the pains begin in the center of my chest and radiate throughout my body, pulsating down my arms and rippling through to my legs. my knees buckle and my hands ...

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The world you were born into is a latrine—it’s why your mother nearly flushed you out.During breakfast when you pour your cerealyour mother wonders why she didn’t kill you(she wishes ...

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Dust settles on the horizonand I wait for the evening’s blue eyes.Her lies suffocate in the folds of mydress, my mother’s white dressing gown.She said she travelled to breathlessdreams in ...

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 When I was growing up, my dad had plenty of advice. He always knew what he was talking about, he was always right, and he was always willing to share ...

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This new house is small. It smells like maple syrup and exposed earth. Sebastian’s mother frowns when they walk through the door. Purses her lips. Quaint, she says, already missing ...

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Pope Sylvester cleansed Constantine of his blight;birds bathed in that basin a millennium after. Their wings glistened in the summer airas the world below spun and spun andafforded no attention ...

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I'll split an ocean with this verse (raining tears it's sad to say) too many views are so cliche, and we should just not think that way, but oh, the ...

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She dreams, on an old abandoned chalkboard, powder on her lips and on the tips of her fingers and nose, besmirching her cheek and sparkling —shining distantly, a thousand tiny ...