Elle (theroadtoelle) wrote,

I never lied

Bored with my own normality, I've written
a hundred poems from
a hundred points of view.

My flashlight never illuminated
monsters whose pulses bore the rhythm
of my next poetical masterpiece.

I've snatched at prompts with
desperate gratitude, but I never
stole your horrors and rebranded them.
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Posts from This Journal “poems” Tag

  • Work/life balance

    He wraps himself in buzzwords like resilience and hustle, but I have to wonder if they bring comfort to an empty life.

  • Tennessee Fire

    Spices explode across my tongue, melding with the warm flush of alcohol… A long exhale, eyes at half mast, head tilted in a relaxed lean. And…

  • All atwitter

    Twelve birds perched on the power line, twittering over news that used to be secrets, teetering on the edge of gossip and scandal.

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