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King of the Hill

Ryan Griffiths The Gnarly Oak King of the Hill Up on my hilltop Looking down on the bay; I see roads, houses, a bridge – All so far beneath me. Up here I am king Of that land below; From … Continue reading

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Bitter

~*~*~ “In the desert I saw a creature, naked, bestial, Who, squatting upon the ground, Held his heart in his hands, And ate of it. I said, ‘Is it good, friend?’ It is bitter — bitter,’ he answered, But I … Continue reading

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THE DAY TOO LATE

    the old man sat hunched on his stool wrinkled, frail, alone watching the millipede scurry over his boot a dirt floor garage filled with stagnant smells of oil and mice recalling his misery the thought consumed him each … Continue reading

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Painkillers

Floating above the clouds, Lightheaded, blurred vision. The pain was numbed out of existence, Though a dull ache lives on, Pounding its way to the surface, Only to be pushed back by the pills. Like floating underwater, Hearing distorted, nay, … Continue reading

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Her Dance Card

With each pirouette They shift shadows with Low eyes And She dances Through Death

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The Dark Tower

Is there anyway to go forward… when you turn back, trying with scratching, hooked nails to live saturated in the same redundant realm. You climb that dark tower on the wheel that spins endlessly; erasing the truth as you crack … 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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