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Twice Chance, Once Free

there are channels in these canyons that echo back to me as I drift away from consciousness as I search for more of me I thought I heard her call my name in an unknown, familiar voice or maybe it … Continue reading

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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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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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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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falling love

when love is swirling like leaves down from limbs in autumn’s crisp air let her hit you and watch her recede like leaves back into earth’s skin to perish and nourish through winter’s gray then to bloom and explode into … 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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