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sum 'er
By ChelseaLou on 08/03/2013
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got that smother
sensation

& everything i touch
feels dirty cos it's
all too hot. even

with bare feet i
cant breathe. my
jeans suffocate
calves & thighs &

i .....
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'fraid edges
By ChelseaLou on 08/03/2013
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wanna pick nerve ends
outta my fingertips,
like, just squeeze 'em tight
& peel down
pull 'em outta my arms like
celery strings.

just the biggest ones,
for those big feeli .....
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i loved you more than these poor bones could ever take
By ChelseaLou on 05/11/2012
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some holes
are cleaned up
the emptiness
scraped out of them
until they can
be refilled
with something more
unholey.

some holes
are so holey
they have no
edges .....
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How to Contribute by ChelseaLou
By ChelseaLou on 12/10/2007
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quote:
The purpose of a critical review is not to offend, and not to change the current piece, it's to help you in your efforts to .....
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run
By ChelseaLou on 05/11/2012
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these words
are an exorcism.


i distill myself
in poetry,


until you have:
me,
complete and
enigmatic enough


that i
no longer need
to be her .....
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all those things
By ChelseaLou on 05/11/2012
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life is shit and shoepolish
necessary poles
experience on repeat

By ChelseaLou On 5/11/2012 1:02:27 AM
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whiteout
By ChelseaLou on 05/11/2012
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i''ll write out the cracks in my current sky
sitting outside with a giant sharpie,
trying to dot out pinhole stars
like it will ever be accomplished,
like i will magically stop
wak .....
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weekend notebook
By ChelseaLou on 05/11/2012
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kneaded

i roll your indifference
indifferently
between my thumb
and forefinger.

i''m watching
other things, my focus
elsewhere,
but my attention
holds an .....
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improv, 1am
By ChelseaLou on 09/09/2011
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the wind is nudging my blinds
through the screen;
reaching its long arms through the room
to my door,
to nudge it, too.

metallic taps against drywall;
small thump of doorfr .....
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portraiture
By ChelseaLou on 09/08/2011
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"finish it" you said, "finish
it faster, you're not
finishing fast enough."

you grab the canvas,
cram it into
a frame you had waiting.

it smears, distorts.

i sit, .....
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inspiration: "every morning after killing thousands of angels" by ryuichi tamura
By ChelseaLou on 05/18/2011
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Every Morning After Killing Thousands of Angels
by Ryuichi Tamura, translated by Christopher Drake

1

I read a boy’s poem called
“Every Morning After Killing Thousands of Ang .....
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grey day runaway
By ChelseaLou on 05/18/2011
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six shots this morning -
and everything i listen to -
leave my mouth tasting bitter.
it was sent in a rush,
some desperate inner push
reached for reaching,
arms too short as alw .....
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a poet is one who has told lies
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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though he knows already
he'll keep them built, into whole cities
specked with cement-block houses, useless.

shadow fruit is falling from their walls,
i pluck it, hold it in my han .....
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bright bones
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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each jab and twist
of your sharp regaling
peels a slow spiral

of indifference from
the inside of my fingers,
arms, legs.

my apathy,
or stance
of apathy,

i .....
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exercises in futility
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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the needle: pain shot through, naked light
from the hole in the ceiling
where we kept
that single glowinthedark star

to pull our
thoughts
through.

especially .....
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buries
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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sink a deep hole in hard soil:
postbox for invitations
at the house of the dead.

plant parchment with juniper,
rosemary - drenched and lit
flame into a smokestink so strong
.....
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phobiophilia
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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so
snap off
brittle ends
of fingers
clamouring
their
frenzied dance
move
all the ways
nothing else
moves
live
in hands
live
in between
moments
in s .....
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oh, absolution
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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i watch the clear trickle
of my thoughts distill, glaze your chin,
pearl in the corners of your mouth.


you have eaten it for weeks,
my curled center, each fetal fear.

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a few improvisations
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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We looked up. The bird held it's beak.
held tighter
to a perch,
to his place in treetop.
he looked at me, down
the long periscope of
filtering branches.

flintsteel .....
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infiniscope
By ChelseaLou on 03/31/2011
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i watch the son of atlas crest
the curve
of the horizon
of the world which rests

upon his father's
long back.

he, too, hunches;
stooped shoulders slung,
his two ar .....
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