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Sarah Kay – The Type
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Everyone needs a place. It shouldn’t be inside of someone else. –Richard Siken If you grow up the type of woman men want to look at You can let them look at you But do not mistakes eyes for hands Or windows, or mirrors Let them see what a woman looks like They may not have ever seen one before … Read More

Sarah Kay – Worst Poetry
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Without question, you are the worst thing that ever happened to my poetry. And I’m serious, I’ve herd about writer’s block but this- is ridiculous. My poetic fluidity has dried up faster than a woman hitting menopause to the point where this dry spells got me praying for some inspirational discharge to leak from the folds of grey matter in … Read More

for Claire
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The colourful light in your eyes does not always set in the night, and shadows that hold deeper secrets, they dance where you gaze. In a second in life or a year in some dream, the beauty, the pain, is the same. Those loving eyes, like ancient people that sleep on some hill, their armies are resting and history seems to … Read More

Noah’s Ark
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Desert hills in your eyes, gentle lows, smallest sighs.I am descending upon you, inside.Into this sea of calm, beauty’s child in my arms, smallest winters, that dance by your side.Tears that run down your face, salty kisses; small oceans with planets of life. Lips that meet are not sealed, secret destinies fill, the small of your back as you rise.Spiral … Read More

for my Dad
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I thought the time between us was a lot, i thought he lived forever and had not, fought all those wars in vain: for freedom only. lived all those deaths in vain: for country only. I thought the time between us was a lot, when I would able be to say what’s not, easy to write when said; to say … Read More

beasts of love
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I spent some time in silence, and the pictures of you that were screaming by. wild horses in my brain. Then all the suffering and tormenting animals inside me, they gathered around me, their eyes cold, unmoving, like sacred felines from the Pyramids. They are waiting for you. They will creep silently inside you, move like a bad dream, coming … Read More

these words
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These words will get deeper and the safety of space space inside, around, between us, space like fancy packaging, wrapping our soul, selves, lives, will not save us. The heart will get sharper with small hands will push all that we love, hearts have small hands. they need space to hold, like ships with cargo. Hearts like ships in the … Read More

Γιατί μου αρέσει ο Άγγελος Σικελιανός
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Φλογάτη, γελαστή, ζεστή, από τ’ αμπέλια απάνωθεν εκοίταγε η σελήνη· κι ακόμα ο ήλιος πύρωνε τα θάμνα, βασιλεύοντας μες σε διπλή γαλήνη. Bαριά τα χόρτα, ιδρώνανε στην αψηλήν απανεμιά το θυμωμένο γάλα, κι από τα κλήματα τα νια, που της πλαγιάς ανέβαιναν μακριά-πλατιά τη σκάλα, σουρίζανε οι αμπελουργοί φτερίζοντας, εσειόντανε στον όχτο οι καλογιάννοι, κι άπλων’ απάνω στο φεγγάρι η … Read More

Tim Minchin – Nine Life Lessons
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  “In darker days, I did a corporate gig at a conference for this big company who made and sold accounting software. In a bid, I presume, to inspire their salespeople to greater heights, they’d forked out 12 grand for an Inspirational Speaker who was this extreme sports guy who had had a couple of his limbs frozen off when … Read More

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