Indira Donegan

Rookie - 216 Points (Roseburg, Oregon)

Indira Donegan Poems

1. Little Girl Playing Guitar 12/29/2012
2. Suburbia 1/5/2016
3. (un) Longing 1/5/2016
4. Unrequited 1/16/2016
5. Thinking The Unthinkable 1/17/2016
6. Oregon Trail 1/18/2016
7. Intemperance Served Two Ways 1/24/2016
8. Breaking The Man 7/19/2006
9. Short Comings 7/20/2006
10. Letter To Neftali 7/19/2006
11. Into The West 7/19/2006
12. Children Of An Najaf 7/19/2006
13. The Trouble With Running 7/19/2006
14. On Your Departure 7/19/2006
15. All For Nothing 7/19/2006
16. The Tragedy Of Compromise 7/19/2006
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The Tragedy Of Compromise

He had some growing up to do.
Oddly it was his boyish charm
That kept me perpetually interested.
That and the music.
My closest thing to a soul mate
When it came to musical preferences.

His body screamed of potential
Albeit weighed down a bit by
Fast food and take out.
It didn’t matter much,
Even though I noticed.

The way he ate was in a word,
Awkward.
Every pass of the fork from
Plate to mouth
Was unsure of itself.
At first I thought he was shy.
Maybe he was just intimidated.

When he laughed, his hand would
Cover his ...

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The Trouble With Running

My biggest fear
(next to machete wielding 8 year-olds)
Is dying of dehydration in my sleep
Before a thorough session in a confessional.

I awaken, stifled and miserable,
Only to rise and see a
Body outlined on my sheets, my own
Sweat vice the traditional chalk.

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