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I Will Cover You

I’ll carry water to the mountain and salt for the wounds for the growing admiration I am weakened by the swoon what a brilliant invitation to lay colors in my view giving spark to caged desires that are yearning to … Continue reading

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The Rise

as the shade from the weeping willow tree comes creeping towards my fears I clutch the ground beneath my knees and wipe away false tears nothing stands beneath me that I can’t keep below I’ve played that song a million … Continue reading

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i tell myself

the wind keeps changing direction the clouds keep secluding the light and i tell myself i should know by now i should know what’s good for me and what flame will just burn right down and i tell myself to … Continue reading

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the in-between

hours into days days into weeks weeks into months the silence loomed upon her words speechless she drove in and out of each passing day where once there were flights of brilliant passion released and revealed translucent butterflies now flew out in frantic … Continue reading

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silence is the echo

this submissive heart tender from use wrapped up tightly in a woven thorn shield rattling voices inside calling out without piercing through because silence is the echo reaching your ears in the dampness of the rain soaked basin that you … Continue reading

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winter is not real

in the winter i do not breathe deeply. i surface breathe. just enough to explore and wander about my surroundings but least enough to satisfy the waiting winter is not real. it is time on hold feet stumbling at the … Continue reading

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storms of blue and green

the loudest storm inside my head broke out in silence today awoken from its solitude and its peaceful retreat conjured up to keep hope from teasing its tail at the reach of my hand and I sighed knowing that the … Continue reading

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often we

often we fall in love. often we just love. having done both, in the aftermath of life’s chances, by far, I would rather fall in love, than just love. © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All photos © Copyright 2014 … Continue reading

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inconsolable

sometimes. just some times midday of my life seems unattainable in the closing steps I tire. overpowered by doubt in the meaning of the journey empty with false hope as I reach through dissolving vision stumbling down to my knees … Continue reading

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unfadeable

she’s unfadeable every moment that stands between her last smile and tomorrow’s dream as I have slowly become the blend in the evening sun her colors still fill each glass that’s half full it’s as if all clocks have no … Continue reading

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