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Chemical Coleridge

Coleridge has

become a drug;

He floods me

Like an ancient sea
 


Free of all the 

neurotic ways 

of my inescapably 

poetic days;


I float on towards

Xananu that shines

over my eyes

mirroring neglected

fireflies; bizarre

trees sparkle white

in the yellow oiled lights


I feel like I could still

love you like this;

not quite dreaming

Still awake enough

to dissolve into a

chemical sleep


If only I was with you.

I could make your body sing.


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