Thomas McKelvey Poems

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1.
Pretty Little Boxes (For Emily)

Whispers trail behind me as I walk,
Hands outstretched, clutching little boxes.
'This one for your thoughts, this for your dreams,
That for the pain you cannot show.'
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3.
Elegy For A Fleeting Bloom

Her scent still lingers,
like an accusing vine,

Wrapping itself mercilessly
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4.
You Shattered My Sky Like Glass

I used to dream,
nightmares in the night
about the world's end,
afraid that I would wake
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5.
Bleeding

I press down
desperately,
dragging my innermost self
across the page,
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6.
Manifestation

I want a kiss
that makes me
crazy,
desperate for your lips.
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7.
Limerence's Sharp Sting

You see me like a needle's prick,
A jolt in your constructed bliss.
Do you crave me, or just the dream,
A fantasy you've built, it seems?
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8.
Threshold Of Despair

I have been told, that
ghosts appear, in liminal spaces,
the tiny places
where you're neither here,
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9.
Anxious Attachment

I breathe heartache,
I bleed poetry
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10.
Transplanted Heart

what once was mine
but always yours,
beats in my chest,
an aching tome
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