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I’ve fallen in love with wars & darkness.

The kind of darkness said to have made
shadow monsters of seen-too-much eyes
& the kind of war lands made of
desecrated, dandelion wrists.

I am the wind, the morphine pump


& I’ve carved my bones into stars.


I wear them around my neck
like outward sun marrow
warming my carotid pulse.

These little glow-in-the-dark blankets
aren’t enough to stifle the sounds;

but my anatomy never seemed to fit
together the right way anyway.
"I am not a poet. I hate poetry. A poem doesn’t come out and tell you what it has to say. It circles back on itself, eating its own tail and making you guess what it means." -Chime, pg. 5 Franny Billingsley

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PINK-ROSE14 Jun 9, 2013  Professional Photographer
Your imagery is amazing. I hope you know that.
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DearPoetry Jun 9, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:)
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brokengod--veins May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hey there! :wave:

I used the title of your beautiful poem for my title poem found here

Have a wonderful day and keep creating! :huggle:
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DearPoetry May 29, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Awesome! C: Loved the poem, by the way!
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brokengod--veins May 31, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
aww thank you so much that means a lot to me if you only knew hsvhgvkhd
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Sigma-Echo-Seven Feb 21, 2013  Student Writer
So much power in these lines! You've got a knack for that.
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DearPoetry Feb 24, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you!
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DearPoetry Feb 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! And I'll be sure to take a look at it! :)
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You're so welcome!
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