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Planted

Planted

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Planted Strange; a string of pearls dragged across the teeth, not as smooth as once thought. Pictures of an orchid hang in a dirty ki..
Balloon

Balloon

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Balloon Pulling out hairs not as glamorous, as sipping champagne at bonfires on black sand beaches. The balloon of skin at the bitter e..
Forget About Me

Forget About Me

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Forget About Me Electronic buzzing, cell phone bleeding tones, the radio hissing some song by Blink 182. I saw them once in a dive bar dow..
Inquisition

Inquisition

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Inquisition Satisfaction in anger, turning anxiety into wild eyed frustration, making breathing easy as biting down on jawbreakers. It ..
The Cat's Meow

The Cat's Meow

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


The Cat’s Meow Erasing names from the neighbors prescription bottles, pushing the cat out the dog door, forgetting about life for a w..
Waterproof Mascara

Waterproof Mascara

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Waterproof Mascara The angels of my nightmares bring no comfort, the sounding of trumpets rests not this soul. “hope springs eternal..
Hardwood

Hardwood

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Hardwood New life cries on the bad side of town, nobody listens but everyone cares, small and innocent in the dirty low down. Specks of ..
And. Or. But.

And. Or. But.

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


And. Or. But. Harsh words only hold meaning when someone is listening. I listen a lot. Fostering frustration and the heat of anxiety, ..
Lisa and Abby

Lisa and Abby

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Lisa And Abby I drove for hours to see her; put on my favorite skirt, new tights, and fresh lipstick, yet still I was not prepared. I was ..
Breath

Breath

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Breath An introduction; almost as good as asphyxiation. It’s the air that escapes with a hum or a hiss, a whistle through the teeth..
Wke Up Call

Wke Up Call

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Wake Up Call Arguing over Plum or Black Cherry, Midnight Black, Blackish Black, or Black Black, Petal, Flirty, or Metallic mist; it must be mo..
Smooth

Smooth

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Smooth Crouched; as an endangered species exceptional in every way. Shouting from the open windows of farmhouses and high-rises, living to..
Ripple

Ripple

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Ripple You never had to ask, I was always there for you, always. I held your hand through fire, scraped ice off your windshield in a blizz..
Credit for Pain

Credit for Pain

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Credit for Pain In that room again, nothing to read but old fishing magazines, donated by “office friendly” patients, the ones wi..
Limping Through Lunch

Limping Through Lunch

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Limping Through Lunch She was limping when she crossed the bar, smiling through the pain, “now don’t you look so cute!” I..
More about Water

More about Water

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


More about Water How desperate; looking through the lace of fine lingerie, spitting on the ground into curbside potholes. Perplexed. ..
For Now

For Now

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


For Now Drunk by midmorning never so discontent or desperate, some say crazy. Perhaps? Muddled like old macaroni sitting in the sun, an..
Rattle and Tilt

Rattle and Tilt

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Rattle and Tilt “get well soon.” she said. Walking the street as if never tumbled, scanning the ground for stray pill bottles,..
Sugarland Drive

Sugarland Drive

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Sugarland Drive Sun drenched in the dusty den of some perverted old man, I hit my knees but not to pray. Has it really come to this? Pe..
Soil

Soil

A Poem by Abigale LeCavalier


Soil Screaming through the tears is most bothersome, willing and able to accept definitions, but no capacity for learning the differences in..