Forest of Birds

“Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?' Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand.” ― Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle A biologist, while studying a common bluebird, notices something strange in the trees up ahead. He approaches cautiously and sees …

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Poetry Journal: Liar

Liar I was never a good liar.  The truth just burned clean  through me leaving a cauterized hole that I didn’t even notice until I got strange looks and  angry stares. And when  I didn’t know the truth I could say nothing at all.  So when my emotions  roiled inside of me and I  could …

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Poetry Journal: Cravings

“Dependency is not born into someone it grows like a weed until It cannot be contained.”  -The Beggar I want a cigarette.  I haven’t had one in  three months, but I’m going to the doctor tomorrow because my stomach holds food like nicotine gropes my lungs. I want to  vomit up the ashes but it’s …

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