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Trials of Light

Trials of Light by BRIANNA ROSE BURTON Sometimes I sleep at night empty of myself, inebriated by dreams that deceive me. Bathing beauty that speaks only of my weakness, besetting sin only I...

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Love And Other Rhythms

Love And Other Rhythms by BRIANNA ROSE BURTON I have loved thee centuries before thy birth, ages waned from melodies of love-sick songs. I loved thee not because I loved thee solely for the...

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Three

Three by MELISSA COOK I can't find you anymore and there's a landslide in there. Our feet don't touch the runway and I never thought I'd say this but I miss the three-hour plane rides between...

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Unanderra

Unanderra by MELISSA COOK When death took you, you refused to go quietly. Sirens echoed in the pit of your stomach and poetry written about you crumbled like your history and architecture. We...

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Obituaries

Obituaries by MELISSA COOK I have written about loss like my body is tomb for cupid arrows plucked from my ancestors. Small-scripted obituaries of every lover onto my skin erased...

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Labyrinthine

Labyrinthine by BRIANNA ROSE BURTON The moon's deathly grip challenges the hue, its dew embellishes languor, the heart, a labyrinthine lilt. Yet I, ineffable, incipient at my longing to live,...