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shirlsays

PO# 639265
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United States
IG: musingsofacandidsoul and getfitshirl
January 16, 2019
 

You can’t keep me in a box
I fly when opportunity knocks
the mountains I hike
are notably dreamlike
the glacier that I walked on
to the ruins I climbed at dawn
unprecedented opportunities
abandoning all my insecurities
the ease of his hand in mine
our fingers casually intertwine
the serenity of independence
serves as infinite resplendence
to the highest degree
of what living should be.

- SV

IT IS POSSIBLE
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January 15, 2019
 

Lips first
an inaugural
invitation to
ceremoniously
explore further
into harmonious
symmetry
mere mortals
attempting to
romanticize
bare flesh.

-SV

KISS
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January 14, 2019
 

Graceful love
like a sunset
compelling attention
illuminated the
shadows in their hearts
an evanescent splendor
fading into the
darkness of the hour.

- SV

My Heart
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January 13, 2019
 

Once she had been
in its presence
drenched from
its vitality
it was an element
she no longer
wanted without.

- SV

THE CONTENT NETWORK
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January 12, 2019
 

Winter comes faster
than expected. She wasn’t prepared. She shivered uncontrollable, as she walked past him. His eyes icy as frost. He no longer exuded the warmth she had come to love. Without warning he transformed into the abominable claw like creature that he kept buried until he smelled her affection for him. Winter emerged that very moment. Her devotion would now be her disease. He grabbed her arm as she passed him and dragged her to his wicked lair.

- SV

WRITE YOUR OWN STORY
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January 11, 2019
 

Uphill I go
chasing the wind
escaping endlessly
on the hunt for
fresh tranquil skies
reflecting as I
outrun my breath.

- SV

BLIZZARD
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January 10, 2019
 

Late in the afternoon
he took her into the forest
through thick fog
remnants of earlier rain
well aware of nightfall
joining them shortly
she willingly followed him
into the obscurity
of the wild
extending his arm
towards her
clutching her hand in his
she quietly softened
allowing him to lead her.

- SV

GIVING DAY
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January 9, 2019
 

I’m indecisive
uncomfortable in
my own skin
but every time I turn
to look at him
he’s already staring
our eyes confined
to an unknown
feeling of familiarity
when he smiles at me
the darkness in my chest
melts slowly like
the cough drop
on my tongue.

-SV

CALVIN & HOBS
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January 6, 2019
 

She battles a futile war within
deciding to confront it
she frantically stares
standing in front of the mirror
her own reflection peers back
the agony of her tragedy
torments body and soul
ultimately succumbing
to her sorrow
she ends her self inflicted
anguish with that
tiny jar of pills.

-SV

HAVE FAITH
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January 8, 2019
 

He scrubbed his hands
with premature diligence
silly of him
to presume he could
purge away
the havoc he had
created within.

- SV

LOST
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January 8, 2019
 

If the fortification
of a parapet wall
can harbor
and sustain me
you can too.

- SV

PERFECTION
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January 8, 2019
 

The two of them
had a penchant
for each other
when you watched
them together
it was something
they couldn’t deny.

-SV

LONE SOULS
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January 7, 2019
 

The pursuit
of fulfillment
to satiate
the void
that demands it.

- SV

FOLLOW YOUR HEART
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November 12, 2018
 

I’m restless
my mind aches
with countless
racing thoughts
to a finish line
I can no longer see.

- SV

GABRIEL MUCHIRI
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January 7, 2019
 

I’m afraid of hiding
my memories of you

away

in a dark safe place

because

everytime I do that
I never find them again.

- SV

RECOLLECTION
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January 27, 2018
 

Mental souvenirs
I add your initial
to my musings
so when time passes
and you’ve become
a distant memory
I can recall a time
when things
were amiss
yet filled
with bliss.

- SV

POOJA TYAGI
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January 6, 2019
 

I saw you
walk through the door
my heart stopped
and my eyes concentrated
on that mischievous grin
from cheek to cheek
you looked everywhere
except straight at me
well aware I was staring
you made your way
in our direction
I hurriedly turned
my back towards you
to face my boyfriend
and our mutual friends
as you arrived with her
on your arm as if she was
some sort of accessory
the smug look on your face
stung as you uttered hello
I blushed as I smiled
and whispered it back.

- SV

CHIRAYU 5
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December 20, 2017
 

He licks me up and down
and all around
sweet sins of irony
until my flesh is warm
underneath his throbbing hardness
I hold his head down
as I convulse in euphoria
he looks up at me smiling
with a grin of satisfaction
he makes his way up
giving me a taste of myself
silky as satin
I openly yield to him
to do as he pleases
he grabs my head
and slides me down his lap
I draw him in
soaking up our mutual essences
while he moans in delight
he pulls me off swiftly
and motions to be ready
we lock eyes; awaiting eagerly
he slowly hovers over me
leans in and bites my lower lip
I squeal in bliss
the aroma of seduction
grasping my hips in line with his
he urgently permeates through me
driving all the w...

OPPOSITES DAY
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November 22, 2017
 

I feel lost
full of despair
explosive ideas
contemplating volatility
I feel numb
after chasing
irreverent sentiments
I feel hopeless
how easy it was
for you to pull away
convoluted behavior
I feel addicted
to the wild things
that we didn’t tame
I feel overwhelmed
missing your touch
reflecting on
where we went wrong
I feel melancholy
like the breaking of
violin strings
no longer able to play
I feel odd
comforted in
the knowledge that
it didn’t get any further.

- SV

LET IT ALL OUT
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December 11, 2018
 

Dear who I thought you were,

It’s not your fault
that I fed off your energy
creating false expectations
of who I thought you to be.
I taught myself a lesson
after I stopped blaming you
realizing I was the issue
all along.

Xoxo,

Me

MARTHA LUCIA
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February 4, 2018
 

The waves crashed
around me
I closed my eyes
despair hit me
as I started to sink
keep swimming
you'll be fine
I recited over and over
trying to come up for air
but was swept under
by another wave
my heart was pounding
as loud as church bells
at 6 o’clock in the evening
alerting the faithful
to recite the Lord’s Prayer
my chest grew heavier
with each wave
that slammed my body
light as a feather
onto the
abrasive ocean floor
hit after hit
I wasn’t sure
how much more
I could handle
before floating
upon the shore
out of nowhere
I started to feel
this sense of calm
pass through me
the need
to fight against
the current
now escaped me
I could see clearly
this is how it feels
in the end
and just a...

CHIRAYU
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March 15, 2018
 

Just because
you’re grumpy
doesn’t give you
the right to make
the rest of us
miserable.

- SV

LIONESS
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December 22, 2018
 

Dear married men,

I don’t want your flowers.
I don’t want your sob stories.

Tend to your family life.
Spend your energy on your wife.

Fuck off.

Sincerely,

Me

BROWN SUIT
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January 4, 2019
 

The cold air
hitting my face
feels welcoming
a cordial reminder
of the oppressive reality
that I exist in.

- SV

NIGHT OWL
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March 13, 2018
 

I DECORATE MY LIDS
WITH THE
FINEST WATERPROOF
BLACK EYELINER
THAT WON’T BUDGE
WHEN I CRY
BECAUSE NOBODY
LIKES A GIRL
WITH BLACK WAR PAINT
RUNNING DOWN HER FACE
ALL DAY LONG IN THIS
HUMAN RAT RACE.

- Shirl

RESPECT
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March 15, 2018
 

WHISKEY LIES

He whispered sweet nothings
as she gazed at him
with glassy eyes
his whiskey breath heavy
as he leaned in
and warmed her ear
with tender lies
the flesh on her neck
rose with anticipation
he lingered long enough
for her to smell
the slight hint of vanilla
and faint tinge of cigarettes
she didn’t mind, she liked him
she found him recklessly sexy
he was her rich escape
from reality
she kept him hidden well
like hope inside Pandora’s box
he fulfilled her temporary needs
as long as Crown Royal was
running through his veins
although they both knew
he first
once the bottle
had run its course
he wouldn’t know
what to do with her
even so, he drank
until nothing remained
to her bitterswe...

SIDDHARTH PALAI
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October 30, 2018
 

A random Monday morning
death knocks as
you're saying hello
negotiations dwindle away
no time to say goodbye
sentiments
at the tip of your tongue
don't matter
you can't mouth them again
eyes wide open
yet you can't see
you'll fade out
when you least expect it
and tomorrow will be
just another Tuesday.

-SV

HEARTBREAK
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October 11, 2018
 

The harsh swallow of
a interim cynical cure
stings the back of my throat
burning as it circulates
throughout my body
an inkling for abandoned mementos
that I sizzle as soon as they
commence to engulf my being.

Cheers.

- SV

PLAYTIME
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November 12, 2017
 

I taste your
whiskey stained lips
honeyed vanilla flavor
as your tongue
embraces mine
delicate and smooth
stirring sweet melodies inside us
I look up at you
searching for clarity
you smile and hug me
avoiding eye contact
I grab your face
tracing my fingers
around your scruff
I look forward to these short
but gratifying moments
the sensation of being in
your hard intoxicated arms
soothing away
the seething pain
let’s go to bed
you whisper in my ear
moving your lips along my neck
as you take a handful of my hair
Intertwining it
around your hand
and pull me towards you
kissing me until I can’t breathe
or think intelligibly
peeling my clothes into a
disheveled heap
onto the cold floor
we make our...

KISS KISS
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January 24, 2018
 

You came about
that season of hopelessness
where my heart
was tired
of life

and I let you
pour love back

into my
darkened pieces
bringing smiles to my soul
you were my sunshine
for quite awhile

and I loved you
during all four seasons.

- SV

LAST HUG
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