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ErnestParadise
" Hello, this is Jones calling on the behalf of William. Can I speak with Hector?"
-"Hello Mr. Jones. We greatly appreciate your call. Unfortunately, Hector is currently occupied at this moment. If you leave an address or number, I will be sure to forward it along to Hector(more)
ErnestParadise
Well I'll be leaving soon, baby, got a job across town
                Don't try it, Don't try it.
I'll be taking all my things, but I hope it won't be long
            (more)
delqueatrix
It means
the techne
has taken to slumber
for this round
and what remains are
guile (more)
SivaDass
You once said,
"when we write we no longer need to know,
we forget."
Well,
I have an electronic folder dedicated to your emails.
Your words, half-abandoned, half-inspired,
they go down smooth, some fine poison;
the only burn is the bitterness in me--
the bitterness of not having forgot(more)
delqueatrix
Hardest gang in these streets.
Holds the most territory - lays a claim to every corner in town. Got the most weapons, got the best hostage setup.
Got the best funding and the sharpest uniforms.
SageFirestrike
Sometimes there are things in life that you second guess, when it is too late to change it. Like acid indigestion inducing food, or neon paint on the walls. Like promising someone you'd always be there, no matter what they did. Like slit wrists or a hangman's noose. (more)
fester
i was sleeping on your couch in the early morning hours, face smashed into the embroidered pillows enough to leave an imprint on the side of my face, drooling, my fingers numb from sleeping on my arm. the light behind the curtains was faint and you were there. (more)
ErnestParadise
The weekend's over in one large haze
Clearing out the path in a flaming blaze.
Closing a home we all have known,
A kingdom where all have held the thrown.
Now in the past, in lingers in an eternal daze.
delqueatrix
Why you're here,
you don't know.
You just want to be
around the warm fire
with the others.
You have no (more)
felixjaneway
When I finally broke, it was because of broken toys. A sea of plastic arms and broken glass, the aftermath of 1 and a half bottles of laphroaig. He came downstairs, giggling, and abruptly stopped. I've never been awoken by an absence of noise, but when he stopped it(more)
SivaDass
Take your time.
I know the world's not going anywhere,
not really.
These outdated puppeteers have lost their muses,
they've fled,
one immaculate footstep at a time, (more)
Danish
as if the monsoon season's come a little early
but at the same time, as if it didn't just rain heavily for three hours straight (i'm still sweating, the rest of this country is still sweating, and one of the central provinces has just declared a state of calamity(more)
BlueRose
They never knew
The valor it took
To keep her head
Held high
And her smile alive
As her broken soul (more)
BlueRose
Faceless man
In a world
Of faceless people

Lost man
In a sea (more)
delqueatrix
Red and black. Predator beware.

You put the boom-boom into my heaaaaart...