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escape

her family

lacking humanity

embraced their insanity

“loved” with brutality

made home a monstrosity

hell—

or at least in the vicinity

she had to get away

or be lost in their depravity

baptized by poetry

words strengthened her immunity

to escape her biology

to leave them in her history

a change in geography

gave her new opportunity

to make a new reality

and write her own story

~Melanie Thomason

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Candycorn

candy corn

though you are not of my world

nor i yours—

i suspect our customs are not so different

under the skin

i suspect you know a little about being

candycorn painful

i guess you know a little about being

a two-bit King.

~Melanie Thomason

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how ’bout that wind….and a haiku

Soooo, I dunno about where you guys are but man it has been windy here.

Drove to Maryland yesterday and they had “Strong Wind Advisories” posted on the interstate…which I fully understood the First time the wind tried to blow my little car right off the road.  I usually like a road trip but what a tense drive, I found myself gripping the steering wheel cause every time I relaxed a bit the wind would whip in and try to pull me into another lane! On one road in West Virginia we literally had to stop the car and get out and pull  a dead tree out of the road before we could continue!  Then when we got home I saw it had been just as windy here… trash cans knocked over, doormat gone…

a ferocious wind

blustered and bloviated-

his discontent known

~Melanie Thomason

2/25/19

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Have you ever…?

Have you ever heard an old song, one you’ve heard before and suddenly HEARD the song, heard the lyrics and wondered what the hell?!

I’m going to post this video and the lyrics…. not because I like it but because REALLY what the bloody hell?

Basically he is saying he is an asshat, he will not love you doesn’t care if you love him, he will cheat on you almost assuredly and he will not even be around when needed but hey he still wants to have his way with you!  At least he is up front….

“I’m Not Sayin'”

I’m not sayin’ that I love you
I’m not sayin’ that I’ll care if you love me
I’m not sayin’ that I’ll care
I’m not sayin’ I’ll be there when you want me
I can’t give my heart to you
Or tell you that I’ll sing your name up to the sky
I can’t lay the promise down
That I’ll always be around when you need me

Now I may not be alone each time you see me
Along the street or in a small cafe
But still I won’t deny or mistreat you
Baby if you let me have my way

I’m not sayin’ I’ll be sorry
For all the things that I might say that make you cry
I can’t say I’ll always do
The things you want me to
I’m not sayin’ I’ll be true but I’ll try

Now I may not be alone each time you see me
Or show up when I promised that I would
But still I won’t deny or mistreat you
Baby if you love me like you should

I’m not sayin’ I’ll be sorry
For all the things that I might say that make you cry
I can’t say I’ll always do
The things you want me to
I’m not sayin’ I’ll be true but I’ll try
I can’t say I’ll always do
The things you want me to
I’m not sayin’ I’ll be true but I’ll try

 

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Stand

Eye wouldn’t go in there

they say,

They say it’s creepy.

Red eye at dawn,

I stayed up and dreamed.

Summer nights and star jasmine,

the mown grass greeness of moonrise

and the purple grove after

This is battle and betrothal.

I promised to stand and to be true,

then there was the sound of grey green thunder

and I was almost weeping,

but the screams of my aching nights

were the only things keeping me from clawing

my skull from beneath my skin

and painting my fate with slippery warmth.

~Melanie Thomason

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Cat

curled up on my chest

competing for space on my pillow

or nestled in an inconvenient spot

I wait to she where she will settle in for the night

I now belong to the cat and I smile as she purrs

~Melanie Thomason

2/25/19

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his smile

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February 25, 2019 · 6:29 AM

Hope

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Holding on to

One dream one

Promise to be

Exempt from despair

~Melanie Thomason

 

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