Tagged: fears

just around the curve,

we learn to swallow

we learn to swallow
our fears, as if it would make
us braver instead

of turning us inside out,
daring us to hit eject
.
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you took me to the

you took me to the
sutro baths, and those
late afternoon
edges were so
sharp, i pretended
to be brave.
against all
heights, i longed to
sink into the
waters to ground
myself, trading one
death for another
.
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the art of drawing

in a complicated

in a complicated
world, the brain learns
to process data
through shortcuts –
the three sustained
horns from a passing
truck summon
Mathis der Maler,
the lingering cologne
in the stairwell, two
lifetimes ago,
the lady in the park
with pigeons
and
other stereotypes –
neurons will fire
in synchrony
to fill in the
superstitions
and fears
.
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