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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic
Poems I wrote over a course of two years. They are also shared via Wattpad - username north_not_south. Any feedback is welcome and deeply appreciated.

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Part One: Shoreline

Submitted: March 21, 2017

The Mourning Tree Beaten down and heartsick, The ancient oak is bent, As if in prayer Over the brooding lake. Wind has r... Read Chapter

Part Two: Silver Lining

Submitted: March 21, 2017

The Stars Remember, pt. 1 They called it a fever, A malady, anatomical anomaly, Something to be fixed-- What was never broken ... Read Chapter

Part Three: Flatline

Submitted: March 22, 2017

Last Night We Lit a Fire Last night we lit a fire, We seared away the fields of time. You and I, we were together-- As we have ... Read Chapter

Part Four: Landline

Submitted: March 22, 2017

Mausoleum I have walked the halls Of the dying and the dead. Their eyes look But do not see. Their mouths move But do not s... Read Chapter

Part Five: Timeline

Submitted: March 23, 2017

Morning Muse It is five a.m. I hear cicadas outside, Screaming for rain That can never come. It is six a.m. I have not slep... Read Chapter

Part Six: Skyline

Submitted: March 23, 2017

La Lune et Les Etoiles You were the moon, A beacon of vibrancy. I was the stars, A million light years away And still ho... Read Chapter

Part Seven: Clothesline

Submitted: March 24, 2017

A Song For Winter Wrap me in your arms,  Hold me in like a nervous breath.  Wear me around your neck Like a scarf mad... Read Chapter

Part Eight: Waistline

Submitted: March 24, 2017

Craters The way the sun meets my skin And the way you looked at me Both carry the same warmth. The way you held me that night ... Read Chapter

Part Nine: Headline

Submitted: March 25, 2017

No Safe Place I sit and watch the evening news. Fifty people just like me Have lost their lives in cold blood. My mother tells ... Read Chapter

Part Ten: Stateline

Submitted: March 25, 2017

Residency Over the Skyway tall,  Through the swampy balm;  Beneath orange blossoms sweet, Over roads ripe with heat. ... Read Chapter

Part Eleven: Finish Line

Submitted: March 25, 2017

One Day You'll Understand "One day you'll understand." If I had a nickel for every time I heard it, I'd be rich enough that I nev... Read Chapter