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Existential Interlude

The pain Antonio Cabral felt for the loss of his loved ones could not be negated by a latent dependency on opiates and liquor; Amid the dank squalor and vicissitudes of an ascetic refuge in the doldrums of a nameless … Continue reading

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Disturbed

When you know that there is someone there, in the half-light of evening behind the curtain staring, staring at life as it ebbs and flows outside, outside; Your time is fading as they stare, only time will tell who is … Continue reading

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Notes on the Dreams of Dust

  We gaze upon ourselves   as we die each day   the slow death of days,   the long days   of circumspection   unspoken remorse;   cryptic clues   to understanding   the vastness of   the futility … Continue reading

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Absence of Words

Where are they? where are those words that should have been here…. and…. here…. and here, all arranged in neat, ordered lines? Where are they? those absentees who’ve neglected their solemn duty and have absconded into obscurity: Meaning like wheat … Continue reading

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Notes on the Poignancy of Suffering

We shared a feigned nostalgia for those things that none of us could remember or would even care to; Of how, the world broke our hearts and left them scattered in a thousand pieces for collectors of detritus in some … Continue reading

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Notes on the Lives of Dreams

Years tick away with their incessant urgency, days expire in a breath; There is not world enough to encompass all that has been dreamt; Unrequited dreams are promises of a future aborted in the womb; I am left raging with … Continue reading

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Observations

The day draped in grey, curtains of rain drawn across the sun; there is a pain beyond suffering, there is a silence beyond death, there is a regret beyond tears; at a cafe table on a nameless avenue, the author … Continue reading

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