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Mars
sylvia

the nights I mostly miss you
 1
I wish that I had kissed you
 2
longer,
 3
the last time--
 4
gray clouds sucking on the
 5
forlorn skies, black as tar
 6
or sticky flies, lies
 7
hang like stars;
 8
I reside here on the over
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pass,
 10
stumbling over broken glass.
 11
I retrieve Mars
 12
with my eyes
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the stars I hung are lies
 14
that decorate the skies.
 15
I hear a distorted ticking,
 16
a spiraling motion--
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time, melting, I thought we'd
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figured out.
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with every lie I tell
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I hang another star and for
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each one that I repent for
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I hang another in its place.
 23
For every Hell I find
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I make ten more
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and each one I can conquer,
 26
twenty more.
 27
The darkness that I speak of
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is only an image.
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I can never reach it,
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never convey how I truly feel to you.
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these words are just a blanket
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beneath them I feel close to you.
 33
sticky,
 34
fumbling--
 35
adverse in closure
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for most anything I write;
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sour wine;
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and sweet blackberry blood
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in my veins.
 40
i am a minx and a
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hedge witch, all the same.
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I am, forever
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draped in green
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in your dreams. Steel knives
 45
stab the bend of my arm,
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a luscious exposure
 47
a rushed epiphany
 48
a warm embrace of yellow
 49
and when I show you the other
 50
side of my love,
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you close shut.
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the yard crows cry in sorrow for
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us, I congregate them
 54
with my kisses.
 55

23 Nov 18

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hedge witch  do they exist
 — unknown

maybe go with either: 'black as a tar pit' or just 'black as tar' in 6.
also, not sure 'sorriness' works in 53.  how about just 'sorrow'?
quite like it otherwise.
 — JKWeb

Hey Jk. Thanks :) check it now
 — sylvia

yeah! hedge witches. better check your bushes
 — sylvia

had another read, yes indeed.
 — JKWeb

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