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In Rite, In Ritual, Burn It All by Jessica Ni Leacai

How these deaths were dealt, by such soured sailored seas, divvying up our disastrous takings, And we would long for lighthouses, Yet no bells bellowed for yours this sad Sunday. Her and her mourning,mellowed melodies, lace upon lips in shadows … 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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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 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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Deficiency of Our Obverse by Jessica Ni Leacai

  Willed you, I would, welding you to my armour, and you would not leave me alone, forsaken, in a farce, a forest far from freedom found,this, chastisement, this chaining of my discordant marrow Had not, all paths, profound in … Continue reading

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Vacancy Conflicted by Jessica Ni Leacai

Vacancy Conflicted by Jessica Ni Leacai No reservation read, chanced conversation commenced, two strangers stranded in streets, at closing calls of boarded bars. As minds met, hours highlighted haphazardly, taxi ordered onwardly in optimism, en route roaming to homesteads had. … Continue reading

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Fear Unescorted by Jessica Ni Leacai

Fear Unescorted by Jessica Ni Leacai   Leaving, I worried you would, I tore it in me, memorandum, note to self, seared slowly, mind’s cavity, caustic soda scaring muscles of metred mentality Grasping, torturously to you, I bottle emotes in every … Continue reading

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