A short prose poem

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Strange chatter and decorative dishes distracted us from the inevitable we’d rather not accept.

I found my eyes searching for anything to hold on to as our words fumbled to place in order what we usually do.

The bold nights, confessional safelights, all like sisters do.

Our minds fixated on…

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a poem of resurgence

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The whirlpool of obligation has dragged me into its spiral,
pushing the pen further away, week after week.
I haven’t been able to find my bearings, my mind too dazed
from the clamor and throws.
Every word I try to paint, story I try to tell,
seem to lose its intention in the flood’s…

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Kyla Sawyer

Kyla Sawyer

Teller of old conquests. Femme in pursuit of grace within life’s trials. | IG: @kylacsawyer