be warned.

behind this sheepish smile
awaits a hungry wolf.


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lessons.
Sasha

Young and brittle words
Sketched in the sand
Once they were birds
Now they are damned...

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Absentiā
Sean Carlisle

we shivered
in the backseat darkness,
away from prying glances,
under the cover of
freshly fallen snow.

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forgotten one.
Sasha

Feel like Odysseus
except
Penelope is a pro, something
+ her suitors
local law enforcement

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Going Back to SF
John Cagle

Entirely unendurable
a showcase of neuroses
cannot last
I never wanted to be
a channel

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Beware the Dinner Party
John Cagle

All the other names
over this one
little to your effect
on the short words
that I cannot pain

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Overreact
Patrick Attaway

If only I could
become my shadow.
I would
detach
from my body

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Dasein
J.G. Smith

Three mothers.
Three babies.
One boy, two girls.
One lover, one dreamer, one thinker.
One depressed, one angry, one empty.

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Three lives.
J.G. Smith

Having abandoned all friendship and love and every weighty
thing i fly freely through my thoughts & dreams, waking briefly
(for an hour or two) before drifting back to my bed..

Belonging to nothing and no one i float in my chair and know I'll

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Rescindant
Paul Michelle