paigepaigepaige

United States of America

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paigepaigepaige (United States of America) published:

hometown blues

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i live here in this
town. i hate it and 
i want to leave.
the summers are
oppressive
and the boys 
are mean
but so am i.
the trees are 
not native
invasive species.
the banks of the 
river are dry
and there are no seashells
only beer bottles.
my house was built in
the fifties and the
second step into
the garage is rotten.
the motel is
sixty five dollars 
per night
and i would like to 
spend one...

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paigepaigepaige (United States of America) published:

Mid-October

PROMPT: Open Prompt

I make pancakes on a greasy griddle 
by moonlight. I kiss teeth. Wear pink
- only ironically. You ask me to write 
you a poem; and who am I to oblige? 
Eat peanut butter off the spoon - chunky above all, 
including God herself, processed to Hell 
and back. This is not for you. Life’s simple 
pleasures are these: a kiss on the eyelids / 
hot summer rains / cryptid sightings in your hometown.
I do not create for you...

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paigepaigepaige (United States of America) published:

briefly, among others, we care

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    i.

I cherish my youth but await
the day I am a woman, full and true,
with enough flesh for you
to hold me as tight as you please.
    I exist for your consumption,
    and you for mine; hungry
    hands under shirts and teeth on fingertips.

    ii.

All is fair in love and war,
and both at once among your sheets.
    I long to live, far from now ...

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