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Immortal Phantom




I have met the phantom. the flamboyant flame. kissed by dementia.

graves. enslaved by trauma. the psychotic chain, or psychotic freedom.

welts and wishes and welding.

born on the high horizon, auroras sun-candy, griffin wings: to laugh out of turn, standing in line, tiptoeing upon clouds.

picturing insanities, the very instance, face to face with the phantom.

bolder skies, weaker cries, and a therapeutic lance—to have contended, tweaking a receptive soul, in some cage, both for and against—the apologies must go forward forever. truly slanted!

dripping the phantom’s substance, so philosophic, over a glass of sunshine.

precious souls line up, refusing to partake of pleasures, the pride of those discomforts.

phantom mountains. phantom Moses. phantom existence.

feminist watching. theologians weaving. most disapprove of others. the phantom doesn’t care.

the phantom listens to inner resentment, if not deliberate word for word, the phantom will provoke a sentence.

Love rebuked the phantom, told it to get! most of us are feral, but tamed, and becoming dangerous.
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Written on January 21, 2022

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