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silvernight (United States of America)() published:

chennai: a love letter

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the smell of gasoline and the
over-eager honks of rickshaw drivers
hangs
in the air. mosquito nets
and itch cream are
the currencies of me and my siblings,
our rewards:
a turn with the charging outlet or
sleeping next to the air conditioning for the night.

the fan whirrs steadily,
a futile attempt to ward off
the stagnant, humid atmosphere
settling over us. there
is sneeze-inducing masala everywhere— 
i anticipate dinner, remind myself
to thank my grandmother before we start.
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silvernight (United States of America)() published:

you and i, inextricable

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i don’t want to forget about you / but i can't
think about anyone but you / you, pervasive,
invasive, haunting, chilling / i wish
i could think about / anyone anything
something but you
there is a / dent in the pot / and a 
coffee stain on the couch and / a chip
in my coffee mug / and all of it is you you you
and i want to forget now/ but i can’t forget-shouldn’t forget-don’t...

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silvernight (United States of America)() published:

young (and wild and free)

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there are stars in your eyes and
clouds in your hands,
dreams floating in your head. i
fall
more in love every day.

there are tiny waves at our feet
and my hand is in yours. i 
watch your smile grow
as you watch the children splashing water at each other
and i selfishly

hope.

the moon hangs in the sky
and the confessions tumble,
awkwardly, out, down,
falling. i
tell you everything with
words that never come out of...
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silvernight (United States of America)() published:

beautiful girl

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you are beautiful 
in the way that destruction is beautiful—
bruises blooming roselike in your lungs,
smoke in the air and thorns under your nails,
bones jutting out; a map tangible enough for me, blind.

you are beautiful in the way an apocalypse is beautiful—
blue light and metal and rainfall
your stride, reminiscent of lions roaring. if i try hard
enough, i can hear your chains rattle.

you are beautiful in the way wildfires are beautiful—
weeping gasoline and...
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silvernight (United States of America)() published:

teenage apathy

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we're
supposed to be studying.

(we're not.) someone
throws
a pencil into a drain. it
cl a t  t  e  r   s
down, taunting. a
reminder. a 
warning,
maybe.

leaves scrape
a dissonant symphony
against the cement, an
unsettling susurra in 
the fragility of this moment.

our shadows lengthen, dusky
liminality when everything else
hovers in uncertainty,
too. our phantom coming-of-age. a brittle
silence— the signal of a generation compliant,
with everything to lose
and no one to care.

the...

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The Eighth Commandment

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Black booted feet beating on the forest floor I weave through the tall formidable soldiers of Mother Nature that surround me. My breath puffing out in a little cloud of condensation, I halt, shiver, and pull my coat around myself a little tighter. Filtered moonlight peeking through the rustic emerald canopy provides insufficient illumination for my cause.

Where is it?

Squinting, I attempt (in futility) to find my bearings in this dark, almost satanic, underworld. Making a snap decision I...

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