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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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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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Mildred, In Memoriam- by Jessica Ni Leacai

Mildred, In Memoriam- by Jessica Ni Leacai Mildred, loving grandmother, lonely am I, left, sans your joyful laughter, lingering, no longer a confidant, so courageous, you battled beasts not worthy of your presence, and I died deaths, heart ceasing so … Continue reading

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Things are not always what they seem

In 1997, an event happened that would change my life as I knew it. I was involved in a near fatal car crash that left me with a twisted spine, a gash to the head  and other things that are … Continue reading

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