Gabrielle

in every moment

walking with the unchanging mind
of peace

leaving no one behind

no door locked from the outside
no body chained from
the inside

no regrets for
what they cant hide
praying for God’s eternal
light…

to illuminate the path
from the hounds who bite
from
those that incite
those dog days…

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I used to play you on repeat until your voice faded into nothing
I used to believe in something

I purged the monsters from my soul
into this angry ocean, I lost all control

I admit, some of it felt like I was being lifted
from the pressure of this residence
some…

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We were so solitary
My heart was beating slowly
Sleeping in the dark
We were so alone
I felt you close to me
My soul cried out to be free
I felt your eyes on me
You were so beautiful
You smiled through me
As I gathered their attention
What did they see
After not sleeping long
She killed herself that…

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Gabrielle

Gabrielle

she/her feminist Green Party Poet/Prose Author