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In Stance, I am Singular by Jessica Ni Leacai

My voice, should it be a delicate vase, of clear crystal, no sharp edges curved, a ting chiming in man’s ears? My thoughts, should they be non-theoretical, of popular publishings, no substance there printed, a simple sheet for man’s mind? … 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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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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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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