Practical jokes

When poison reaches the heart, that will be the end

Leave. Don’t stay, don’t pray. There is nothing to defend

Count the skies in the touch of a constant flame

A drop, forming a ripple, forming a wave, carried by the essence of your name.

You know, all this, it seems like a practical joke

Clowns representing misery, children accepting candy from strangers

Why else would anyone bother? Let the leaves fall where they may

There are cameras everywhere. They’ll know what to do

There’s a code to every passage. It’ll send them all away

No damage caused, on zebras knowing too many shades of black and white

A binder to keep the pages intact. No one willing to sell their souls just yet

Opinionated essays bring their trouble to the table, empty with character, filled with presence

It’s true, hey. Firecrackers illuminate your work. Fine, neat, steady. I stand corrected.

I wish they could shed light on what your hands now grieve for

I guess, as irreversible as time is, it escapes to the last second of a clip

Once it’s gone, it blurs away. To a box opened only by nostalgia screaming in a fountain booth

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It lets the rain fall on your stairway, as you step down

And now you’re ready to change course, heading back to some place out of norm.

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S.K.

This right here, keeps me sane. You will find here, sincere thoughts mixed up with a subconscious trying to fuck it all up. I hope you understand.

5 thoughts on “Practical jokes”

  1. Hola Adriana: Fue un honor para mí escribir tu historia. ¡Mi admiración y respetos para ti, tu esposo y tu familia que siempre los apoya! Por los corimtaneos, veo que tu testimonio ha conmovido a muchas personas:)

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