Poems from red_viper

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I’m a lifelong martial artist. I’ve written since I was young for myself as a form of self examination and therapy. Growing up closeted during the AIDS crisis and in small town Kentucky, I didn’t feel I had many options for outward expression. Life is different today, and I express what I feel here.
Am I free? Because no one wakes with me? Am I free? Because no one waits for me?   At night   Am I Free? When it’s dark and I’m alone? Am I...
You took from me, soft kisses  You took from me, warm hugs    You took from me, my safety  You took the one I love    First, you took a...
Some Children    Some children burn like too-hot coals    Their ember brings light to dark    Some children freeze too hard, too cold    ...
Should he choose to stay for me I'll look at him and wonder  Will his love be for me to keep, Or tear my heart asunder?  
  I'll kiss you eight times in these lines, The eight beats for me, a lifetime.    Now, last press of your lips to mine, Weighs...

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