goldenmel

Mexico

hesitating in the threshold

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daughter of a stranger

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For me, pure fear has a name. He smells a peculiar smell, tastes a particular taste, speaks a certain way. He is lethal and vertiginous, he waits for the window where I finally surrender my walls just to come whipping at me again. He bides his time, prowls in the darkness, overjoys in the steady rhythm of my heart before it comes back, sends my serene soul out the window. And, it pains me to say, I know him so...

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hindsight vertigo

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It’s often that haunting thought. If I could go back in time, would I make anything different? if I could roll the dice again, would I be brave enough to? To be fair, I don’t know, but there’s always this feeling of remorse. I took things for granted, I gave up time when I should’ve held it in tight, clumsy fists, counting every tick of the clock. It’s often that thought. ‘Oh, I’m sure I could’ve done something different.’ Yes,...

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grief and love

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It isn't like I imagined it
or how they paint it in movies.
Neither heartbreak nor love is thundering
because humans feel better in silence.

I met grief at the ends of autumn,
back when the leaves were already on the ground
when even the winds were scared of growing cold
and they held onto autumn like I held onto mom.

And, yes, grief is powerful.
It often gets mistaken with defeat.
People bow their heads in churches,
weep with...

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