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Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 14 Sep 2012 Tag: lost

A dust dreams

I do not remember the first time we spoke, voice to voice between telephone lines, but I remember the way it felt to hold you to my ear while the river lapped at my feet; I remembered how it felt to have a confidant that I could tell my secrets to, and it wouldn't matter if you spilled...

Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 03 Sep 2012 Tag: lost

A yesteryear

i used to write the most haunting things, when i used to word ravens and willows into my thoughtspace; weave wonders into the act of drowning, the gurgling of my inner voice as i sunk, suddenly Ophelian. i plucked dandelions, always dandelions, always an abundance of unwanted weeds,...

Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 23 Feb 2012 Tag: lost

A pastel pale

I yawned away my childhood, always wanting, always ready to grow up, and older, and out of my skin; shed myself like a snake, and leave just a memory with the dust and the dreams, and the stuffed animals I’d deemed too young for me. I read books, many many books, voraciously and...

Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 23 Feb 2012 Tag: lost

A Cirque du Sept

~{Cirque du Sept}~ Seven imaginary girls dance silhouette solos inside a tent like shadow puppets on canvas walls, and their movements are seamless, like close-eyed kisses. They are, only in my mind. ..one time only.. The lights dim and suddenly, there's a spotlight on center ring and...

Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 12 Feb 2012 Tag: lost

A flowerbruises

there are bruises, blue as van gogh’s irises, burnt onto my skin, with charcoal smudges kissed around the edges. there are bruises, the thumbprint of secrets typed to the surface; my skin, a notepad for numbness, the staining of sorrow.

Miss Dahlia
Miss Dahlia 31 Jan 2012 Tag: lost

A secret british girls

Sometimes, I stare at your picture for hours... remembering words you've never spoken aloud, remembering music you've never sang to me-- the lyrics are just falling from the sky like rain and I am bathing in your beats; with these black-and-blue knees, I'm kneeling at your feet begging you to...

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