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ash

ash

A Poem by highonwords


there is a street in the city,where you take your loverby the hand when you feel alone,where a girl ruins her dressby the pond, and a boy feels warm,w..
6 AM

6 AM

A Poem by highonwords


is it too much to say, the sky, the moon - that i hold my breath because of you,i feel its cold color on my skin,the rain is on its way upon the dry l..
prelude

prelude

A Poem by highonwords


our bodies unfurl,each petaled flesh holdingto a secret source of life,the hand loosens on your cheeks,and touches there, the echoof your heart's corn..
wedding blues

wedding blues

A Poem by highonwords


we come before the bells,the perfect flower disarrayon the carpet and the glassand stones of chandeliershurt our eyes that seeus, fools for eternityth..
eight years

eight years

A Poem by highonwords


i can't remember this,since you left and tookall the wind and flowersupon the grass laid low,a stretch of emptinessthat peaks on a mountaina breath sh..
Polaris

Polaris

A Poem by highonwords


i slip over the lines of a horizon too bleak to draw a breath from,too mute to speak with my heart that leans over the ledge of trees,colorless i suff..
too real, too old

too real, too old

A Poem by highonwords


my eyes are my own sky,as the trees of Octobercloud into black anonymity,these clumps of memories,etched with a pagan's fingeracross the face of the m..
nothing that has become

nothing that has become

A Poem by highonwords


there blooms in my mind,over the deep-lined horizona metastatic purple frame of your face, you're all i see, and i'm blindto all the bright pain and s..
forty years of goodbye

forty years of goodbye

A Poem by highonwords


the way of the worldcatches like a breath of forty years down my throat when i first saw the rain,mid-fall from the sky,blistering your presenceon my ..
ochre

ochre

A Poem by highonwords


there is a sharpnessthe cold takes in the morningas you weave out of bed to our spaceby the corner sunlight falls on,right where the wind is asleep,an..