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A Virtue Lost and Lonely by Jessica Ni Leacai

How patience pricks my fingers of valued virtue, When calmness would not keep my callousness, Like the urgency of time ticking on my clock chiming, And you said cats could not companion me here. So hours slide, slippery through these … Continue reading

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When Night Owls Long For Solace, They Call For You by Jessica Ni Leacai

Oh come, in heavy hours I would have you here, In all my moments your memories have held me, As I the child calmly sat in your soft hearted hands. In reflective remnants, I see your vision of valiant virtue, … 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 ┬áthese 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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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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