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Time Drifter

They collide stars to see my heart break
I watch a man stealing wishes from a fountain
so he can fill his belly
and I don't begrudge him
stardust fills my hair
and I travel that specific timeline again
shaking cosmic cobwebs from my extremities
wishing on dwarf stars
I repeatedly try to fix my past mistakes before they happen
and each subsequent failure causes more rips in reality
monsters bleed from the heavens
people disappear
I knew better than to wreak havoc
with physics
Maybe next
I will
get it right

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  1. Date: 4/10/2011 6:09:00 PM
    interesting poem....reeks of poetic genius.

  1. Date: 4/10/2011 5:08:00 PM
    This is stunning. You certainly have a way with words. She must be head over heels with