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Mornings in Baghdad

I remember when I was maybe eleven I had to wake up as early as seven, rush to the neighborhood baker He made our street smell like heaven The fresh bread gives me warmth on my morning walk And a lady sitting in the street selling something to eat Breakfast routine that I love to…

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Your Awakening

You scream out and they forget why You awake and start to cry -Oh this earth, I longed to view Oh this earth, has room for but a few And I was chosen And after the choice I was frozen For hearing my new voice So let me scream a moment or two For soon…

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Your Secret

You don’t remember falling But you must’ve fallen… reasons why you were born crying You forget what you’ve forgotten You think they’ll think you’re insane When you deny your new name So you shut out what you remember A haze of a spirit entering a body Energizing this entity Your secret is safe Even you…

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Colored glasses

He knew what was wrong but could not be corrected He looked at the mirror and hated what it reflected Images no longer compelling A stranger in the same old setting He wanted to die just to start again Then he slept and woke up a different man Glasses with no prescription Changed his perception…

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Thanks | Short Poem

Hot showers and candles used purely for the scent Beds raised from the ground that don’t smell like cigarettes Dish washers oh how beautiful it is To hide your mess especially those dishes! Traffic lights and construction zones Things you might hate unless you’ve lived without I forget to be thankful each and every day…

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Hunt Party | Short Poem

There was a shift in consciousness A change in view The monster was a man Holding a gun at you You were the duck that landed Trusting when you should’ve flew Now you are back to your body Not knowing what to do Maybe I am the monster and the victim Or just consciousness floating…

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