Skyfire

He burnt the moon trying to catch the sunLuna’s zenith; aflame—no higherAn epilogue written in the sky by stars readHere lies the man who tried to catch fireHe tarnished silver while searching for goldAnd all he holds are the remnants of a sold out soul

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Dreams

I dreamt of loved ones long since passedAnd conversations I hoped to haveFor time became irrelevantThese emotions surpassedInnocuous whisperingsOf what I once had

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Self-Isolation

Outblowing lexicon, a phenomenal connect-athlonFighting for facetime, speaking through screensPixelated smiles in low-rise jeans Self-Isolation—the new meditation, egoless online ID and high-rise screamsA concrete jungle; we’re monkeys with machines

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Methuselah's Crimes

Saturated hippocampusFail-states rampantMemory banksBursting at the seamsOverclockedSynthwaveSet to sine Acute trauma built-inGuilty conscienceRevelingHigh crimesOrganisedHe’s evil’sSynonym RelivedA high-defTwisted grinObtuseThe priceOf livingSin

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All of This

All of the universe All of the stars Contained in a cup Ever expanding psalms

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Tanka #2

We are but cobwebsInside a plundered palaceForeign to our hostDrifting on midnight’s zephyrDying to remain instilled

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Lovebirds

New love so saccharine, cherubs watch from on highBlushing as we writhe in angelic ecstasyYour voice will sufficeDrown out a judgemental dirgeDoves & crows sing jealouslyTwo hearts heave—a frantic mergeOne half of the same soulSeparate wings make us whole

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Breathless

Panic stationsThe conductor’s missingAnd this train’s gone off the railsPupils in dilationNo light, just chemicalExhale Lost to temptationScrambled informationInhale A Bullet punctures the basionSanity’s cost of livingMental hangnailTorn offBreathing fails

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Anastasis

We gaze beyond the universe’s precipiceand the Terror plucks out our eyesto utter its name invites a feast of tonguesthe Word corrupted, it sleeps no longerSol rages, the Herald cries—ruinwe came from stars; now we returnnourishment for the Sun Eater’sAnastasis

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