Stories tagged light

I've Bought You A Present

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Look out your window and know that the universe conspired to craft the sunrise for your morning tea, the mug clasped in hand, the light bouncing from the balcony railing. The empty seat next to you will always be filled and I will never properly thank y

Helen

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During this season of Persephone, / fight against the will of Hades.

Social Network Lament

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but then I realize/ in a shame of mirror light

Morning Night (1)

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Sunday Night She wasn't hungry, hadn't eaten for days, wouldn't even touch the food I took time off my fuckin' schedule to bring her myself. I walked through puddles of dirt and dog shit, I did. By the time she opened the door after four knocks, I was drenched,…

Static

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The days cut off by damp chill with every thought a different variety of protection.

Three Winter Sketches in Honor of the Vernal Equinox

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an almost perfectly symmetrical/ Cheshire grin of a moon tonight/ above the iced roof of the house

Star Light, Star Bright

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I am experience and information// at a small but irredeemable remove.

Light Is the Only Witness To Ruin

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We carve out our kings. They don't last.

Light

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"You gonna be old before you're old," my father had told her.

November Light

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the neighborhood glistens, silver,/ in an otherwise sad November/ light

Night

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The death of light is not darkness but a dimming. Something stays, still.

Got A Light

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The Catholic wedding was my idea even though the only god I believe in is Gary Stewart's vibrato (especially in "Ten Years of This").

Framed

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We can apprehend beauty only/ by framing it with the photographic/ paper’s edge or the novel’s margins/ and bookends.

Caged Light

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I will show you

Visitations

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The squirrels love the sun