Margy Crumb Poems

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1.
Company

i want you to know-
i have been spending the nights awake again,
and there is a train
that travels across
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2.
Jenny

when i'm falling asleep with my shoes on
because i'm just too-
faded-
to take em off.
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3.
King Lear

jesus christ!
don't scrub your porch right now-
it's 4 am and your neighbors are asleep!
you're shaking and
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4.
Sight/Site

the sidewalk at 2am, wet with stale rain

and a green, eerie streetlight
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5.
Spd

lace feels bad / on my fingertips
denim feels bad / on my nails
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6.
2am

a voice like motor oil,
onyx with a pretty rainbow film.
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7.
K.C.

stretch them until they don’t make sense,
and cry for anyone
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8.
Stop Talking To Me

my skin has been closed for so long
it creaks when it opens
and the stairs up my spine just aren't ready
to be pressed on
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9.
Stop Inviting Me

because
i'll have to be high for that
i'll have to be high for that
i'll have to be high for that
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10.
Strangers

we're friends in the morning
but at night we don't know each other.
i'm sound asleep,
wearing her sweater;
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