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Muscular Dystrophy the Magician

10 Dec


Muscular Dystrophy the Magician-

It ate Christian’s sense of humor
and left it drooping under his eyes,
yanked handkerchief courage through his small mouth
creating a cavity in his chest,
hung from his soft face stretching his skin
until it was loosened like a sad, old balloon.

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Dear Nat

10 Dec

Dear Nat,

I almost crashed my car today
on the way back from the grocery store

The moment between possible death
and the realization you’re still alive
is what it’s like when
you bite my bottom lip Continue reading

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