freight train

the deepest hole ever dug
was the you I wrote pages and pages and pages of love to
buried up to my elbows
the titanium iceberg below the surface
that swelled unnoticed

and even as we lay next to each other,
skin touching,
as I knit the love out of your closed-fist sleep,
I also whittled the edges of it away
with fingers cut to the quick
submerging it over and over again
making grand calculations
to be rid of it altogether

but like any life prisoner knows
the numbers rearrange themselves
and all that lasts is one thing
and the thing is always you

the careful doom
of years
that fold up and cut through

how many endless pounds of love
I sent on a freight train to you


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Ze Z. (Noiram Zero)

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Wow, I literally got shivers from this. It's hard to find good poetry these days


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ahhHhhh thank you so much!!!

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Pete Bit

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Really good!


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thanks Pete! 💛

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Diogenes Nuts Ⓐ

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This is great dude


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thank you pal 💛

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jacob

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very good my friend!


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jacob!!! thank you! 🥺

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you’re welcome! thank you for sharing with us 🥺

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aaronxcore

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🔥🔥🔥


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💛💛💛

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