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Juicy round melons

Love a good melon
Colour don’t matter
Bigger the fruit
The more bites
I can take.
It wants me
To delve deep
Open jaw wide
Stuff myself
Til cheeks bulge.
Can’t be bitter
That’s not fun,
Must be ripe,
Round and soft.
To arouse my
Appetite.

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Edges

The edges of my being
Are a funny shape
Like the boundaries
Between countries
That are not straight
Gun-man patrolling
Barbed-wire fences
Affecting the limits
Of my internal extremes

Zealous hungers
Push harder
Need more
Fucked logic
Give secretly
Love openly
Fear less
Stray polymath
Thinking different

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It might’ve been

We might’ve been
Something big
I might’ve been
What you needed
You might’ve been
Someone that helped

We should have
Both tried harder
I should have
Understood my flaws
You should have
Had more patience

Now I know
The foundations
Of my choices,
The wiring
Behind the box,
And I only wish
I first met you
today

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Observations before action

The fool will continue
To be foolish.
Other eyes will see,
The idiot offending.
The limit will be reached,
When you’ve seen enough.
His actions were key
To you creating a lock.
You make him stop,
With the arm behind the back.
Now the fool must leave
And think of his foolishness.

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Two kinds

Two kinds of people,
To take photos or not.
Does your brain work?
Or do you need to take a pic?
Quick snap to remember
The memory that your
Mind can’t be bothered
To hold dearly.

You won’t forgot your birthday,
Yet the date of this occasion,
Will be lost property,
An orphaned moment,
Unless you take that snap,
With your fake beaming smile,
Just stop taking pics
For at least a little while.

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Takes two to argue

Non-reaction makes me the listener
In my calm, her rage bubbles over

I ignore the sounds of nonsense
Only hearing the sound of silence

Her energy is being expelled
Mine is being maintained

Her BPM and blood pressure rises
I caused this beautiful fury

The lioness wants to hunt me down
Because I left the toilet seat up

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Guitar strings

Using this heart as a guitar
She jumps from the mind
To break a few strings
With her raw aggression
The crazy passion
That no one else has

Then she laughs
Wholeheartedly
With her eyes
At newly broken strings
And then disappears
Back to the past, our history

Leaving me without a sound,
Leaving me missing,
Something that was there.

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