The Sole II

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Cold rain
Icy blades
Piercing
Cutting
Weight on shoulders
Needles through heart
How much more can I handle
No more energy even to hate

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The Passing Rain

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Those teeth, veins, roars
That kind of burning glare
I know them all
I know them all
This shaking, chattering
This type of inaudible begging
What else can I do
What more can I ask for

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The Casa

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Finding home
I’m finding a home
Without odour
Without nuisance
Finding somewhere
To be my home
A few pairs of worn shoes
A whole backpack of melancholy
I hug myself
So cold, so warm
I dry my tears
Helpless then back to fearless
Finding home
Searching the world
Somewhere I’m cherished
Somewhere I’m the priority
Finding a place
To be my home
Volumes of heart-to-heart journals
An overwhelming number of snapshots
I searched the world
For years on my own
I’m my home
So I thought

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The Evil Inside

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It’s the evil inside
The little demon
Talking and talking and talking
Until it breaks your silence
It’s this little guy
His harder and harder pushes
Trying and trying and trying
Until it breaks you into pieces

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The Hostess

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Come inside
Welcome to my mess
Make yourself home
You know I never know best
Stroll across
Tiptoe through
Enter the core
Recover my soul
But don’t
If you can’t make it to the end
Don’t
Even
Knock

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The Strange

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She didn’t say a word
Snaps
Disdain
She didn’t utter a sound
Objections
Rejections
She just stood in silence
Insults
Abuse
She never said a thing
Numb
Mute

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