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Serendipity

it’s not in the way that you breathe between each breath as your voice unfolds it’s not in the way that you sway from side to side when the beat is right it’s just in the way it’s all in … Continue reading

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Broken Heart Has No Home

It’s fifteen minutes from 4 am as I lay here again another sleepless night found me it’s never been my friend and I woke up with you on my mind it’s not my intention, I’m not that blind I know … Continue reading

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Beauty

never doubt that beauty is never far from the road less traveled when seen in the distance all that seems unattainable is always within reach © Copyright 2016 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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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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has it…

has it always been this silent? even when the rain shatters its layers against the roof in tormenting rhythm like ancient drums pulsating from legends of past lives haunting and telling has it always been this dark? even when the … 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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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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