heartbrokenthings


whonow
for all appearances
a
man
trying through adult psychology
a
remember self(whenchild
identifying with
_____________ with non-parental role-
model processes
all
cartoons)?
, or
movie
makebelieve
&
imitated literature self’s
what was the story
the fable
eternally retold
&
behaviourally reinforced(?
&
will
mutates(as it does
cognitive reiteration

“a truthy reality overlaid
with perception biases…”


Oh,
& yes yes
Kermit the frog me imagined
banjo’s, ___ and rebellion

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M,


when it was dark
but by our small light
,roisin
i
sat on that disgusting floor
with
you

&
loved
as you did
a song that seemed
magical
here(!

is where the car goes
right next to the big
Redbox
on the gravelly

& t h i s

a snippet of grass
Here
the sun warms
earthworms
and one
spr
___inklerwet
,
railing

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hexes

balconywide

breeze shapes
anonymous
sun
s
_ets.a)low vitriol color
redding

thoughts of you
at last(!
a
wend
is happening
liebe,
these oldefeet

,…still(

knowing the way

in halflight
and moonlight

here) ,

“wie adam und eva

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arret

if nothing is holy
the experience suffers, “i think
something
must
be sacred, why else etc ?
____for instance,
(she) would do
sillyromanticthings
, pullingme into photobooths
(I) thought
expressionless would
be
__funny

it wasn’t
&when it seemed as though
a desperate
________atm’pt to recreate
a simple nothing
(she) might have seen
__________in_ movies

it wasn’t
__ wasn’t
ever polite to mention
, or that (I) had

resigned myself
insome
________detrimental way
_____defeated
to that shuffle, and plod
not (I)! not
when(my)mind did swim
_______from one
beautifully imagined curiousity
______________________to
______________the next
insisting openly in publicspaces
at breakdowns !
, oh that had (I) not

kept so much
to (my)self

still
stupidlyattached
unplucked
_____W
,… ings

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