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One Bad Mu'fxcka

I Sit Back and Think I’m One Bad Mu’fxcka…

Hand me my track record…let me teach you a few things about life. See I’ve learn you’ve gotta dig so deep inside yourself that your fingers begin to bleed—either from all of the toiling or the scraping away at your tissues and bones to get to heart of your soul: either way you may have to do a whole lot of digging. Continue reading “One Bad Mu'fxcka”

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King Midas

The beads of water fall from the faucet,

liquid crystals golderizing

as they touched his skin. She

stood outside the curtain, waiting,

for the sound of rain hitting the plastic

rocking horse on the back porch to stop. And when it did, from the now dripping waterfall he emerged

glistening and glittering like lights

dusted in gold.

She proceeded to pull the sari

she held in her small mortal hand around him as it hardened

like gladiator armor.

From her, he took it— leaving her

he ran east across the sky

and trailed behind him her flag of oranges

and purples plated

in gold.


 

THE PURGING OF SEAERA MARIE

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POETRY IN THE KEY OF E
BY EGYPT ENGLISH
© 2015 E. ENGLISH PUBLISHING GROUP
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I AM Darothee [Somewhere outside of Kansas]

He lured me away from the quiet roads which had invaded pastures

long before the fields knew the aroma of manure—and yet my heart still knows that smell. 

His light guided me

along his rugged streets,

and soon my mind embraced the scent of exhaustion; my ears rang

with the horns and sounds of endless traffic jams,

gridlocked beltways and rushing vehicles over concrete rivers.

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