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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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drowning

she stood next to me basking in the burn of the love that I poured onto her she tried to reflect it back onto me and for moments, ones that I turned into porcelain, I felt the heat resonating with … 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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relive

dust is heavy upon layers falling while eyes remain closed and voice void of breath fingers cramped with pause of thought bring back to life this endless script as it seeks to relive to relive to relive to live. © … 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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