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when i mistook the machinery for livestock MAG

March 1, 2013
By fadwaahmed PLATINUM, Safat, Other
fadwaahmed PLATINUM, Safat, Other
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when i mistook the machinery for livestock
and the clouds in the sky turned to cotton in a swimming pool
and the cores dissolved into the apples while their
trees' roots dissolved into the dirt
this is when i retreated

to a mountain in a range
where the peaks were blades
of scissors
and the only thing that kept the snow from
melting between my toes
was the gentle resting of your palm on my hip bone

and i scratch and scrape at the skin on your thumb
until it bleeds
to keep it from turning to

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on May. 9 2016 at 10:56 am
itsrainingcats GOLD, East Hampton, Connecticut
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Favorite Quote:
"Those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." -Dr. Suess

I've read a lot of your poems and they are all incredible. Just amazing...please write more!