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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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Osculations Deprived by Jessica Ni Leacai

Sweetest berries hung rippening on the trees, would they kiss your neck so sweetly as me? Would they caress your shoulders in midnight hours, in a softness slowly silked like folding flowers? With such lips so loved by cupid’s bow, … Continue reading

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Damaged in Making by Jessica Ni Leacai

A wayward man,a severed root, this unnerved problem. These barren streets,these uprooted trees,this jungle town. The empty bottles,the dangling branches,this hazard area. Each patron call,each tree falling,this ill society.    This poem can be read on poetry.com – http://poetry.com/poems/204363

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Dragging Dead Limbs by Jessica Ni Leacai

My legs eating the cement, how they choked on punctiates, dug, digging pot holes in steps. These feet pulling in gravel, how they dragged your weight, run, running quick sand in veins. Your traction a pulley in me, how my … Continue reading

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A Worm Ate Inside Me by Jessica Ni Leacai

I wished myself the stem, a flower blooming How you stunned my growth, with sharp shears The roots of me withered, you poisoned them Life bled from my leaves, veins viciously cut Your weeds arrogate my being, parasites implanting bile … Continue reading

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A Tree Cut Down In Vain by Jessica Ni Leacai

How demanding you are How your silence harms my soul, my heart Of these broken branches No seedlings sprout forth from this hollowed trunk What hazard am I? Too harsh for refinement? Why must I stammer each rivet cut from me? … Continue reading

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Raven Encaged by Jessica Ni Leacai

The glue caking to my skin, an adhesive latching me to this mattress Movement is forethought in want, yet pain pulls me into pressed sheets Fishbowl feelings of windows unmasked, drown desires of urgencies in it’s wake. Solar saturates falsify … Continue reading

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