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In free countries every word is inflamed with flowers.
There are always funerals to attend.

That Soviets sent atheists to die in space
only evidences the premise that an ache is sovereign in humans.

*

(Collectively, we've done all the drugs in the catalog,
worked to exile ourselves from the pull of suns
curving around rooms, bent like trees in the soft algae radiation)

Who entered who is irrelevant in the procession of things,
but important to nation building.

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People often leave each other with the windows set like clocks
to bloom at the insurgence of a feral moon.

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They call the silence an animal,
a painting of wooden boats lined across the strait.
And people used to cross there, I say,
smoking with strangers in a bright field.

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This morning, another nuclear physicist died.

We begin to question the notion of accidents.


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And then the gravity and harmonicas;
woman smiles down the wall.

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When news comes from the past I remember you were beautiful.

Dried-up river: Tell me you've been loved before,
there is so much time left on the planets that occupy me,
but it's always the wrong kind.
Lines from the handbook.
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ersatz-moon Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
fuck everyone else. why are you such a genius.


your lines don't seem related at first glance yet they all make sense. mind blown.
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner May 16, 2013
Psha. Such sweet lies.
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ersatz-moon Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
if anything, i am not a liar ;D
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takenight Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Student Writer
oh
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UnspecifiedUnknown Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012   Writer
"Dried-up river: Tell me you've been loved before,
there is so much time left on the planets that occupy me,
but it's always the wrong kind."


jaime. :heart:
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012
:rose:
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rushingtide Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012
You're write. You do write space.

Fucking awesome.
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2012
Why thank you. You really are too sweet.
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InkatMidnight Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Student Writer
okay so the first three stanzas are something all the world could live by.
they're that powerful.
wow wow wow this is stunning
:heart: :heart:
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
You are far too sweet :heart:
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archelyxs Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
"Dried-up river: Tell me you've been loved before,
there is so much time left on the planets that occupy me,
but it's always the wrong kind."
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012
:heart:
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ClamShellHeart Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Student Writer
your poetry is always so entirely captivating and outer-wordly.. i've yet to find anything quite like it.
i really appreciate your sharing it.
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Thank you.
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takenight Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Student Writer
Two Iranian nuclear scientists so far have died from magnetic car bombs. Regardless which country the perpetrators were from this sounds unsettlingly familiar to the saying "the straw that broke the camels back". When thirsty for war any excuse will do, but it seems like everyone just uses the same one.
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takenight Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Student Writer
... Well shit.
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Yes. It's getting crazy. WWIII is nigh.
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UnspecifiedUnknown Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012   Writer
:|
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
?
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UnspecifiedUnknown Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012   Writer
:no:
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palaeochannel6 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
...yes? What's with the head shaking.
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UnspecifiedUnknown Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012   Writer
sigh.

:heart:
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