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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Toxic love can soon take a fatal turn

I met Jared two years ago at a coffee shop near Imperial Beach. He was the guitarist for some indie band at the time and you know how some girls have a thing for...

Rusty quills

In the archive of ink & yellow trees the heart is pumping Blood Which worms its way through narrow Veins Until it leaks out from fractured Skin And a borrowed quill brushes LIFE.   The pain sounds more like a cackling Flames And you wonder...

Quivering loneliness

  Click. Statement begins.   Can You hear me, Eurydice? i am coming for You. The monsters from Tartarus chase me, But i’ll reach You very soon.   Can You hear me, Eurydice? Gone are the irises from Your eyes. You used to smile a...

Rose

Days like today,  I see myself as a rose.  Soft petals, red thorns.    If I let myself be picked, I hope I am treated well.  I wouldn’t want to change  A thing about me.    If I am picked apart,  Changed to be...

Bittersweet

Age led me to believe That young love is bittersweet.  From the first hug to the first kiss,  Moments too sweet to miss.    Awkward glances across the room, Hoping they will notice you.  The romantic’s sweet yet subtle ruse To capture...

Voiceless

She marches on without her spirit’s guide In a world divided by people’s pride.  We fight for a cause that is hard to attain,  That will only result in others pain.    Try to follow their positions blindly, See if...

Star Cup

October 4, 2045 Code Name: Resurrection Purpose: Understand the minds of offenders to create better profiles. Phase 4: Human Trial Source: Sabine Morat Crime: Serial Murder Subject #3: Special Agent Levon *** I don’t think people know how hard it can be...

Spring

Piles of mush, once icy white  Now discolored and soft  Resting on the field.  Where is the cold fortress?   Dreadful moments in the snow, Numb fingers and a red face. I was longing for warmth. That was when the sun came.    Looking...

Closed doors

There was a knock on my window On that long chilly night Then a creak from the floorboards Outside my door   There was a crash  And a bump My entire body jumped as the shadows Turned as restless as the morgue   A...

Job Offer

Title: Job Offer By: Jay Mendoza, CW   No one in my family is working. I’ve been searching for a job for months, hoping for a call from any random number to tell me “You got the job.”   Today feels like...