Author Archives: Fatesjoke

About Fatesjoke

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Haunted

I came to the desert, to find the ghosts here were not mine. The streets were pure, the sand bleached clean. Too soon I watched the lighthouse crumble, as I walked a street strewn with red feathers. Clockwork scorpions crawled … Continue reading

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Victims together

I saw marks on her legs, knew I was not alone. Too dull blades birthing bright blood, checkerboard scars on dull pale flesh. Moans, once cries, now sanitized to hide forced shame.

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not everything needs a name

meet me at the river after the flooding has passed, the muddy banks, virgin once again we will watch the sunset the ducks heading to shore as the waves turn purple and pink let us have a tea party with … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

She makes me cry. I watch her trace the scars that crisscross pale wrists, I want to lick them. Clean the wounds of her soul with my tongue, until she hurts no more. She needs me to be her strength, … Continue reading

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Necrophilia Sestina

The ad will read: “Woman wanted; to help in discovering if male is a necrophiliac. Must be alive but not attached to remaining that way.” It will run for a week in the paper and if anyone wants me to … Continue reading

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Feeding stray cats

I don’t know the cost of a ream of paper in China or how much sunlight reaches the north pole of the moon. I don’t know why people in Louisiana eat living crawfish or what the long term effects of … Continue reading

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New Bosnia

“Jesus love me” she says sharing the news that she is expecting. “I am blessed” she repeats, constantly, when things go her way. “He loves you too” she says, as she prays for me because I say “fuck”. “Jesus loves … Continue reading

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