Tag Archives: fraiku

Fraiku: Supreme Court

How many maidensmust we sacrificeto satisfy your dogma?

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Fraiku: Barefoot

I love walking barefooton freshly cut glassmy blood— the morning dew

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Fraiku from Alnitak

I won’t say “I love you”Love is a shooting starI prefer “Let me help” (Inspired by a line from the Star Trek episode “The City on the Edge of Forever“.)

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Fraiku: Kiss

I lean towards your faceas the Earth tilts to the Sunand Spring draws near

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Fraiku: In March

The south wind runsher fingers through my hairlike a distracted lover (For the Living Poetry Visual Prompt this month.)

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Fraiku: We never learn

The same moon sets in the twilightof Moscow and Washingtonof Kiev and Kabul

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Fraiku: Parenting

When my daughter is frightened by thunderI can explain there’s nothing to worry aboutUkrainian fathers have to lie

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Fraiku: Windstorm

Listening to dark gusts lift shingles off my roof lights out but no sleep

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Fraiku: Paranoia

Crows on high branchesseem so smug— do you think they’recawing about me?

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Fraiku: Biting Love

Pull back your hair exuberant while I place pomegranate stains on your fragile neck

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