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Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:26 am
Corvid says...



Day 16

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PARKING LOT PLAYGROUND
You call the parking lot a playground,
and the berries that grow behind it lunch.
You don’t know what they’re called,
not yet, not now.
You don’t need to know,
not for a while.
You just know
that they’re safe, that they’re constant.
Until the school decides enough is enough
as they tear out the bushes,
the vines,
Until all that’s left is that nagging hunger.



"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:27 am
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Day 17

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They dance past me,
the half-forgotten ghosts of your dreams.
Had life been fair,
or kind,
you could have made them real.
But life is neither of these things.
It's a pity, really.
You've such a beautiful mind,
such an aptitude for ideas.
Weaving stories out of nothing but
Silver tongues and soft words.
It's a shame they've gone to waste.

"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:46 am
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Day 18
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You’ve become Icarus,
all wax-wings and faux feathers.
When I tell you to fear the sun, the heat
you nod in quiet contemplation.
But the sun is a distant force, and this Icarus knows nothing of heat, but a malfunctioning radiator.

"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:00 am
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Day 19

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HOUSE OF MEMORIES
I hope I can one day be,
A framed memory
upon the walls of your mind
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:21 am
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Day 20

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WHAT THE WATER GAVE ME
Stained-glass memories of an old, forgotten church.
Blurred through rose-tinted lenses,
the same colour as the
red-hot fury
it’s so lovingly bestowed.
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:59 pm
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Day 21:

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LOVE LETTER TO THE SUN
THEN:
You give me the world because you’ve become mine.
I give you the sun because it’s all that I dare.
(The moon is too romantic, I decide, for even my best-kept secret)
NOW:
I’d take a sledgehammer to the sky if it meant that I could forget the comfort of your lips.

"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:45 am
Corvid says...



Day 22
My favorite character (of all time) just died, so I wrote this.
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ODE TO OMAR
You shouldn’t have ended with
a bullet to the brain.
You deserved more than that, I think.
Some elaborate sequence,
a shootout, a fight.
Something with a real bite to it.
(Still, you deserved it.)
Just a bit less than the others)
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:27 am
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Day 23

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DEAR PAST ME
Time will change and so will you.
In ways you can't,
I can't, quite comprehend.
Embrace it.
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:20 am
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Day 24

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ONE FOR YES, TWO FOR NO
A bird perches on my windowsill, as his
Jet-black feathers begin to
Drip
Drop
Onto the sill below,
Ink pouring onto parchment.
He’s singing something,
High pitched and fluctuating,
an eloquent scream.
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Thu Apr 26, 2018 1:16 am
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Day 25

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Lives poured into full glasses
Threatening to spill
I have loved you
You have loved me
But it passes
This is why i leave
I cannot, will not miss you
and yet i do
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- albert einstein
  





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Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:26 am
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Day 26

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MEDUSA’S BASTARD SON
Snakes coil down my back,
pulled back in a braid.
I hide them with a hat, a hood,
maintaining the charade.

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- albert einstein
  





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Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:42 pm
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Day 27

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GNATS
Daring gnats fly in my eyes
I blink and it becomes a suicide.
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:45 pm
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DAY 28
I missed a few days of posting because of a camping+canoeing trip, but I did some writing in my head while I was away.

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RIVERRUN
I remember a book I once read,
a fictional afterthought forming a kingdom.
And I imagine:
Young lords and ladies,
Racing in unison.
Their oars cut through the water like knives
and they laugh,
unaware or uncaring of the encroaching winter.
"yeet"
- albert einstein
  





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Mon Apr 30, 2018 2:51 pm
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DAY 29

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INSECT EGGS, CEREAL
They fly through the air in swarms,
Spawned from a single,
stagnant river.
When they drop into my boat and hitch a ride,
I try not to think about where they came from.
I stare at my soggy cereal
and try not to envision it
crunching as I bite in,
But thoughts of insect eggs are as common as the bugs themselves.


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- albert einstein
  





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Thu May 03, 2018 3:47 am
alliyah says...



Hey corvid, where's the last poem? :) You're so close!!

I enjoyed a lot of these and like your quick succinct style. 17 and 21 were probably my favorite.
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