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Interior Structures
bowiegirl

If these walls could talk
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if these floor boards could bemoan
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if these doors could open and close
 3
beginnings and ends
 4
if these windows could keep vigil
 5
of the darkest nights
 6
that gaze out into forever.
 7
 
 
If all these various kitchen appliances
 8
could account for this
 9
insatiable midnight hunger;
 10
the razor edged blades of
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a blender;
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the invisible rays of
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a microwave;
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the wide open mouth
 15
of a refrigerator,
 16
florescent filled cold dead
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and preserved with beckoning,
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not unlike that old oven
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with gas bundled tight
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at my heart
 21
ready to implode.
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These worlds inside walls
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of all the unseen
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hands touching switches
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on and off like a tease
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and feet,
 27
their countless conversations
 28
digging heels into carpet
 29
threadbare reminiscing
 30
the insipid, the profound
 31
a home for private
 32
architectures,
 33
silently resound
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and sheltered from
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the glaring veracity
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of statistics,
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the censused,
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insensate
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anthropologies.
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14 Jul 15


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