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Future

A change in desire Shifted the view And now I no longer fear you Future You are never to be realized Lost between present and past For tomorrow will always turn to present Advertisements

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The Girl and The Dragon

The dragon lives The knight might’ve decided to take a nap And the girl sits awaiting her champ … The dragon and she were alone together And now they know, they’ll be here forever … One wishing to die One wishing to be saved By a prince that might soon take them out of their…

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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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Easy Fix

It’s not an easy fix Not to be me It’s not a simple change From what you can see For I have only been “me” and I don’t know what else to be So if my smile offends you or My body disgust you Then there’s nothing I can say For I am ME And…

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Episode 1- The Hounds

[Draft 7/2013] I was determined that it was O.K. that the government was making a big deal out of nothing. Like the tornado sirens that were never followed by a tornado, flood warnings, and ‘terrorist attacks’ that never manifested. I had a test the next week. It was finals week. I went to the corner…

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The Red Traffic Light

Look at this world of mine There are lights, and street signs Detours and construction work Things I never thought I’d see … Strange how life turned out to be From the thirty minute walk in January cold Just to get to a class and do as I’m told … To the wild dogs chasing…

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The Test

I wondered who he was As I passed his broken car As I witnessed his blood freed from his body And the army sounding from afar  Was he a bomber, choosing to die? Was he a fool that did not check his car?  Then I ran,  Late for my midterm exam … And till this…

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