I write because I have to

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Sylvia Plath said, 'We stayed at home to write, to consolidate our outstretched selves.' I write for the opposite reason. Every moment I spend in my mind, summoning words is a moment spent stretching. Sometimes it's a physical stretch. Sometimes it's a mental stretch. When I write, it's me untying the knot. It's me releasing the tension.

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Backstabbers: Poetic Vengeance
Apparent to none. Transparent to some.
Thin like the skin of those who pose as friends to begin
but end like chameleons
when they sway in the wind
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2.
The Tortured Angel
In the darkness damp
and wet
form tears that fell to quell what's left.
No more to dwell
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3.
A Random Mess Of Randomness
Pounding away my problems
is how I often solve them.
Grinding them to dust
and blowing them in the wind
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'Hurt Me'
She said hurt me and it hurt me
but I did it because I loved her,
at least that’s what I told myself, but I didn’t believe that and neither did she.
We just met three hours ago -
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Acceleration
I'm not sure where to begin
but I'm pretty sure where this all will end -
lost then found, then lost again
more lost then the start when hearts played no part
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