Coming to life

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she awakens, finally, on a Monday
the 1 train
illuminated with life
morning used to be toss & turn no
light, her spirit always
phantoms through the dark
tired fog over the ever-waking
city of dreams
for now, she is carefree, sprite
with wild wings, her body
ignited with a wink
indestructible
life-of-the-1, on her way
to who knows where
right…

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A story of despair & love

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the room, once vibrant, is solemn. the familiar sun falls
in fabulous hues: pinks, oranges, and violets
impossible beauty forming the backdrop for her pain

my grandmother has lost her mind. hallucinations
grip her. first, she believes a little girl is following her
perhaps it is me, trying to find her among…

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