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Aug 13, 2011

Fear grips a family of words. / You are going to where you do not want / to go. / I remain worried about the unknown. / / The inevitable was flowering / on dead palms. / Would you exhume the past to find out, / what the divinity has buried / along the panicles of croci? / / I do not understand this…  sign in to read more »

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Aug 9, 2011

Living between the deaths / as a witness / to a silence between the words. / / Leaves had fallen: / yet a dry tree / was still flowering exuberantly / under a scorching sun. / / My day has come, / but I was far away from / shores of the other body. / / From unknown to unknown, / I am the self, / I…  sign in to read more »


Aug 4, 2011

I will need / some new words today. / To say what I did not want to say, / scratching at the surface of truth. / I do not fight with meanings. / A shade between two borders of lies / between right and wrong. The eyes / will speak for the fierceness of hurts / carrying the fear of unknown. / It is,…  sign in to read more »

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