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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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Crystallized

consider for a moment the crystallized shield that we often hold up to protect our past from our future and the future from our past how it blurs the light that seeks to penetrate our souls so that life is … Continue reading

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One Thousand Wishes

The past two and a half years have been one of the most difficult journeys of my life. I have seen the highs and lows that life presents and, as many of us may be able to attest to, some days … 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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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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held frameless

she is just a photograph taken in black and white sharp contrasts that never bleed past their edges held frameless dust drifts on and off the edges always remaining tucked behind your reach there she smiles but only in her … Continue reading

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neither lost, nor found

as she leaves me still in the trace of the morning light I remain braced by unspoken words trapped hanging off tongues I cower down unable to rise above to inhale the fresh air that oscillates around me these chains … Continue reading

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