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when the fire escape,
became the only way we could get away,
they burned down our harvest,
they can’t keep us hostage.

tried to open the window,
hinges worn like a newborn widow,
they put thorns on the father,
made him walk through the garden.

can you tell i’ll never say it again?
not to you, not to anyone at all.

no matter what anyone says
you weren't doing your job.

you were leaned
against the machine
and it was making your heart throb
while i was in the corner,
callused, hoping my heart would stop.

that messiah is underground,
worms in his head, not making a sound
he’s the haitian recluse
with his head tied in a noose


from Threads from the Youth Fossil, released December 7, 2016



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