Category Archives: Grief

How did we get here?

2003: I amĀ 16, President Bush has declared war on Iraq. I am half-American, going to school in Brasil. Hallways are full of teenagers talking about BLOOD FOR OIL We sit at bars, teenaged mimicry of adulthood Drinking beer and whisky … Continue reading

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I’ve lost my words. I think they might have been stolen. I think I know the thief. He can’t give them back. He doesn’t know he has them. But I’ve lost my words. I am an echo-cave Emotions endlessly circling … Continue reading

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Words

These words used to be innocent Sweet and kind even They existed in a neutral space Unless I needed them for something And I could imbue them with my own meaning. How dare you corrupt them And leave them in … Continue reading

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