Criss Jami

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Criss Jami (born Christopher James Gilbert) is an American poet, philosopher, and essayist. He studied philosophy at George Mason University, and has authored several books. In 2011, Jami published Salomé: In Every Inch In Every Mile, and the following year, Venus in Arms. He published Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality in 2013. In the beginning of 2015, Jami published Killosophy, and in 2016, Healology.
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Battery, Electric Personality
I don't know whether to consider it considerate or prideful
But I'd rather roll in coals and coil my soul with a barbed wire one-eyed cobra
Just to show you that
My emotion for you is
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Cel-Shaded Gold
I forgot how to write
My God it's not sounding right
The way I'd shape my face by phrase on a page
The shades I'd make cry, pray, and praise your name
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3.
Code Red (Army Of Gods)
She was intelligent enough not to tell the gentleman of
The access card to her madness of heart
He played strong suits in case his suitcase didn't make
The pursuit in hand soon cut to the chase
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4.
Mobile
Why'd I hide it
Yeah that kind of riot
When you sigh and the silence shrieks louder than verbs and
And the direction the affection takes then
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5.
Certifiable Kiss
I have enough time
Yes 'cause love's alive and baby in its prime
Oh it is just like
Success ain't fun and games but for the saint's life
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