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In My Fill, I Have Had Enough by Jessica Ni Leacai

f these eyes would shut their blinds in permanence, I would happily have the dark hours of death. If these veins ceased their pulsing in rhythm, I would gladly greet the gates of hell. If this heart burst into final … Continue reading

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No Want For This Rubbished Soul by Jessica Ni Leacai

Am I not meant to tire of these mundane motions, these wasteful wants and desires of deeds I should abolish, Or do I appear as some carved creature in rock so solid, that you would not find it needful to … Continue reading

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No Garden Filled My Pains by Jessica Ni Leacai

If windows opened wider to greener gardens, And shutters not stormed in repeated regressions, If kindness called in more pleasant passings, Would I be willed, revered, a chassis charmed? Or would haste not hold my hands so steady, And troublesomed … 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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