Tag Archives: National Poetry Writing Month

Crumbled Up (poem and photography)

My sky crumbled up, taking the last breath from my parasitic twin. Silence twisted. Still I grieve you.    

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Cumulonimbus (18 of 30)

(dedicated to Prince Roger Nelson) I could give 23 reasons why I long for one-night stands and the purple sky exonerates as the world is malevolent, scattering a dandelion far-off from the ground in which it grew, latching onto soil and rooftops, hope and inspiration; … Continue reading

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A Night Out [I and II] (14/15 of 30)

I. Dance beats, pour some rhythm down my throat, Intoxicate my mind with forbidden melodies that gyrate remedies for my loneliness that never leaves and I’m left thinking of you and I loved you– We masturbated with opposite hands like … Continue reading

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El Yunque Hike (13 of 30)

I saw nothing and nothing happened. I anticipated seeing chimpanzees swinging from trees, rhythmically as they belched indistinguishable and intimidating grunts; I assumed I would see multicolored parrots swooping high over our heads as hard, refreshing rain massaged our bodies, keeping us composed and soon run for … Continue reading

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Loose Ends (12 of 30)

Winter sucks away this life from me. You draw me closer, just to try to fuck with me. Stop correcting my words, when you’re worse than me. Let me walk away because things are not what they seem. Let me pinch you to prove … Continue reading

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You Should Have Been a Serial Killer (10 of 30)

You should have been a serial killer with the ways you stalked me like herpes at prom, disappearing like Houdini, reappearing from nothingness. I was never impressed. I needed you to go. Get gone. You should have been a doctor with your callous … Continue reading

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Anschluss (8 of 30)

Fanatical man– Blood on concrete remains here. Raise your flag. Fly high.   [This is #8 of 30 poems written by Stephen Earley Jordan II  for a National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo). The object is to write one poem per … Continue reading

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