Cast Out of Eden: The Edge

Excerpt:

I hold myself from the edge

not so you can be the one to save me,

but save myself from you.

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Cast Out of Eden: The Grave

Excerpt:

So, I left the table,

seeking another restaurant,

only to have them follow me,

said that I could never leave,

until I told them

I never asked them to stay.

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Cast Out of Eden: Doll

Excerpt:

Like she did to the doll now,

but the glass hands are cold now,

feel brittle to the touch,

fragile,

as if they could break

with just one careless move.

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323

 

Cast Out of Eden: The Vase

Excerpt:

..but the sentiment felt odd

since the love had grown cold,

fading,

ailing,

like a floral arrangement,

long after the feed packets are gone…

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323