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Leave the Bones

There are ill-formed dreams on which I can no longer stand. They have become the wilted flowers that languish in vases on cemetery grounds. No one waters the flowers. The flowers are forgotten as quickly as the ones who died. … Continue reading

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Dreaming in Words

  I dream in words. The words of my ancestors enter me while I sleep. The pictures I see are composed entirely of words. Words construct places for me, places I’d dare not go while awake. I dream in words … Continue reading

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The Blood Calls Me By Name

The blood-drenched earth calls out to me I can hear my name being whispered from the unmarked graves. I want to answer but fear paralyzes me. I am afraid, fearful that my ancestors will see right through me. I am … Continue reading

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