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Once she was...
jenakajoffer

socked in fishnets, holed to the toe
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as she unlicked the lid of the
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  boot polish. she was
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apple-boxed in shyness
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walking the halls as though she just got off
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a horse; a secret
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sable and glik, clenched between teeth
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the heat of her nerves
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afraid those frazzled tights
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tracing her bones
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  might glow right through her skin.
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and down
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  down
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through teenage landscapes
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of fragile thoughts and prison cloth
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  the soil of my touch smothered
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her troubled stubble,
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rubbed her smooth with engine grease
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might  as  well
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she was just a boy, sweet with loneliness
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riding the last bus
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breath humming, broke down
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sun streaming through window tops
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  i hardly knew...
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once i heard her cat-call, a voice hatching
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like a bird in her throat
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two decades eroding the orbital bone
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holding a corset pose,
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  hosed in rubies
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how they glittered up her thighs
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her eyes higher and wider
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no brow bossing, bow-legged gunslinger
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caught her chisel at the most aesthetic angle,
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   each mushroom cup spilling
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  tiny
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    new
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       gods
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she sloped me in
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pressed her hyaluronic lips into my
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   surprise, she tasted of vodka and lemon
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a whisper of love, tortured teased
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    sweet and foul
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and down
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  down
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her calamitous roads, how deeply she took me
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unveiling first kisses  last buses,
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her nerves, her dignity
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how she shouldered saddles of burdens
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on the scar of her curves
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how my heart raced as she released the fear
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of something stirring
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     between us;
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a dream unsleeved, an only friend,
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the socket-bruise
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     of youth, how we watched it all tangle
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in the starlight before it burst
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   into flames.
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22 Feb 16

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Breathtakingly good. Reminds me of a girl I know
 — unknown

She doesn't know if she's a boy or a girl.
 — unknown

again, someone posting something exceptional in a wash-sink.
 — sixtywatt

Stunning. You've captured her beatifically.
 — dax

Sixty watt, what do you mean by wash sink
 — unknown

wow, many thanks for the reads :) I'm still playing around with the form a little.
 — unknown

I would also like to ask sixty, what is meant by wash-sink?
 — jenakajoffer

"..Yet when I assay you, looking
for proofs, you defy my proposals
opinions and briefs.

Yes my lady, I have researched you well,
and my thesis lays beyond
the abstract horizon of your torso..."
 — unknown

Well that's mysterious....
 — jenakajoffer

somewhere where intellectual property can't be upheld, that's all
 — sixtywatt

I will de-mystify further...Wu-Tang said Protect Ya Neck
 — sixtywatt

Yeah I have no idea. Maybe we should ask Pinot ;)
 — jenakajoffer

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