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Poetry

Muddy Waters

Muddy waters are pure

beneath the mud.

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Poetry

Raging Humanity

Where do I put the pieces of me

that I do not wish to see?

Where do I put the pieces of others

that cut my gentle flesh

and baste me in the black oil

of smiles and lies?

Are we not all perfect, here?

Are we not all, nice?

Tied in the sweetest bows

of comfort and light

are the stories we tell.

Tied by the jagged boundaries

of our own

raging

humanity.

Open your eyes.

It is time

to wake

up.

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Life

The Demon

Deep in the guts of humanity

lies a secret.

The secret of the dark.

Peeking through the curtain, always.

A demon

hiding

within.

The world sees an angel:

‘Welcome, lovely one. We choose you.’

Meanwhile,

the demon cackles on.