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Spaghetti knots

tap out

are we only we in the broken things

must we continue to bleed on those

who never wounded us

who do you talk to now that you are alone

like a scab


does the moon behind your chest still

hold a reflection in the knife

can butter still bend the metal

where are you now when

i am told there are people

dressed in long robes

against a longer road

still looking for the promised land


listen to how the ducks call your home their own

watch as the many miss the leaves that will fall over

their heads in a few year’s time


my shoes no longer fit

my feet have stayed the same size

in the smell


i am as i was

when i came to be i

though i hear dancing miles away

and the rice sours in the sink like my memory breathing morning

and i am done with the tired dirty words

that left you before you left me

About kacperniburski

I am searching for something in between the letters. Follow my wordpress or my IG (@_kenkan)


7 thoughts on “tap out

  1. Excellent poetry

    Sent from my iPhone


    Posted by jennystallent | August 2, 2019, 9:19 pm
  2. good. for You will be. fine.

    But I’m sorry for your pain nonetheless.

    Posted by waughpaper | August 3, 2019, 1:06 pm
  3. hah! i like it. its almost like you think in finnish. this reads like translations of lyrics by a band name Tenhi. thats not a bad thing. keep on sharing and best wishes from the sweaty armpit of the south.

    Posted by Alex V. Weir | August 4, 2019, 9:23 pm
  4. That was awesome and so deep. Great job.

    Posted by shelly.blpna | August 7, 2019, 8:22 pm
  5. That is really good and deep. Great job.

    Posted by shelly.blpna | August 7, 2019, 8:22 pm

    Posted by Jonathan Caswell | August 10, 2019, 2:56 pm
  7. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:

    Posted by Jonathan Caswell | August 10, 2019, 2:57 pm

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