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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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As A Child I Prayed For Death To Release, Now No More By Jessica Ni Leacai

What a kind creature, you comforting came, When nighttime soured the evening flowers, And I lingered lonely there for you the same.  How helplessly, hanging on has haggard worth, For thoughts imprisoned all these visions, And your dust disintegrating in damned dirt.   Would not … Continue reading

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At Times You Are Sought In by Jessica Ni Leacai

Would you come to me, a feline, a cordial cat to crawl with me the night’s alleyways? Or perhaps pleasantly perch, an avis, a soulful songbird to serenade me safely homewards? Your absence adorns me, a decendent, the sister of my sorrows that severs my stitchings. … Continue reading

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To Command Your Neon Cross of Apathy by Jessica Ni Leacai

In such moment should the soldier dare deceive,a mission meant for his mechanical miseasefor all accrued and in lost and left in sore disease,he left it here for this reprieve,no weapons welded for want and lease,so this became blamed, our … 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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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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