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In the Willows, I Wept Among the Reeds by Jessica Ni Leacai

Had happiness held my hands heartened in sadness, Would I wake in a wonder of wanton faked? If love’s languishments lept me from ladders above, Would I not prolong these punishments proved wrong? Should sorrows seep soundly into my shivering … Continue reading

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A Burial Will Greet You and My Cords Severed by Jessica Ni Leacai

I severed this cord, this genetic link, you left me in your despise, in your hostility. How everyday you harmed, you tortured me, and I am to forgive, to forget this? What demons possessed your soul, your mind, that you … Continue reading

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A Mother Left These Scars in Her Wake by Jessica Ni Leacai

This exploited effort has left me hallowed and hardened. Yet we know not needfully of what our purpose is proposed. And how dust dances around my feet so frequently All  these sounds surfacing like my metallic notes of memoirs. Their … Continue reading

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An Ode to the One Who Loved Me by Jessica Ni Leacai

You brought love unto me, in much happier times In this sad meadow, in this dark, decrepit dense Where no wonderment danced, in these woed children’s eyes You bathed their sorrows, in loving watered tin buckets And they remember you … Continue reading

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But None The Wiser Came I by Jessica Ni Leacai

Asked for no joy, of a remedial body, And none for my ails, medicinal masters responding But in my days, the darkness came, And none for me,the beckoning bells clang And all these halls, damp in their duress, And none … Continue reading

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Not Longing for Familiarities by Jessica Ni Leacai

I want no more, no more of these empty plates, how they starve me of heedless hope. I long no more, no more the promises of yester years, how the perculate my blood boiling. I hear no more, no more … Continue reading

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Not Begging for Flowers by Jessica Ni Leacai

From forth a seed did I once sprung, sweetly, in candor, came I, the stolen seraphine, sorrowed, in lack of chorus not present in thee. Dandering in dandelions did I stroll, searching, in eyeing, expectations I, the lost lyre, broken, … Continue reading

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