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Ireland

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17-year-old professional green tea drinker | Somehow managed to finish a novella

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Child of our time, our times have robbed your cradle
Sleep in a world,
Your final sleep
Has woken
-- Eavan Boland, Child of Our Time

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nessauniverse (Ireland) published:

The Buoy In The Sea

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I had the beach to myself - or so I thought
And watched scattered sunlight dance across the grains of sand
The water, alive where seagulls fought,
Did duty and brought them fish to land
I breathed-
The salty, summer smell of fishermen's plaque
And was almost sure the ocean breathed back

I saw it then, 
Though what it was, I did not know
The birds had flown from the spoils of war
Yet water stilled and all to show ...

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nessauniverse (Ireland) published:

Under the Rafters #Feathers

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It's Sunday when Dad tells me to clean out the attic. At first, I complain because who wants to spend their last day of freedom before school wading through rat dung and cobwebs? Then Mom tells me to suck it up and put on the Marigolds, and I do just that in three seconds flat. She's terrifying, that woman.

I grab the mop bucket and fill it with boiling water from the kettle, pouring in whatever liquid cleaner I can find...

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nessauniverse (Ireland) published:

You Are Not Yourself | #powerfulpoems

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You are not yourself, they say.

I ask, but if not me, then who am I?
Confusion beats in my chest like a sister heart
Drawing blood, running spiralling rivulets
through the gaping holes in
my soul.

You are not yourself, they say.

I reply, it is better somebody else than me
The eyes in the mirror are not my own yet
they speak my name
spinning my mind
f a r t h e r,
and farther away.

You...

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