poojapressely

Australia

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MISTAKING LIGHT FOR A HERO

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2020

I can remember tracing a double rainbow with my thumb

and swallowing large gulps of light.  Peeling & pitting 

barely rotten nectarines as you tore open your knees with

sharp ground, kissed every scrubbed-clean television set,

learned to love by raising hands to slumping fig trees instead

of the afternoon sky.  We left patches of white light

in a thousand parking lots and ran before they swelled

and cracked open. Your ribs were glued-together safety matches & 

your heart a...

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Dinner Parties

PROMPT: Poetry and Spoken Word Competition 2019

Tightly anchored swarms hold me 
            neck-deep in fizzling,
      crackling static. My breath catches when I
                              meet your eyes —
                  it feels mutated and automatic.
                                Templated conversation
           ...

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