Brian O'blivion
Brian O'blivion
Jul 1, 2013

somenightsilightacandle4u
and watch it burn

what if i were a blonde bombshell
Ashley Garza
Ashley Garza
May 13, 2013      May 14, 2013

what if i were a blonde bombshell

would it be different if i changed

would it be a little better

could i be a pulse on your radar

a blip on the screen

a little bit of static flipping through the channels

or maybe just me

could i have a place in line

a moment of your time

would it be different if i changed?

patient yet forlorn on saint valentine's day

People wonder why I forgive.
I wonder why they don't.
Mistakes are taken.
They happen.
It is a duty,
A necessity to forgive.
To apologize for others,
When they won't for herself.

My dad asks me why I let myself get used,
I tell him
We use amazing things every day and smile.
He doesn't get it.

Every plus has a minus.

hanji
hanji
Apr 11

she and i have such an ... odd
relationship.
we only interact in activity.
she's a walking paradox,
yet still, she has an air about her.
an air that exudes --

perfection.

i don't know if i
hate her.
i admire her but i
can only look at her with
green.
all i see is fire when she
looks at me and when she
walks by, i smell
a sweet perfume of success
but her shadow leaves the lasting
scent of death.

i wish i could be her
but i know if i was,
i'd hate myself.
i don't want to know she exists
because now that i do,
she'll never leave my mind.

Taite A
Sep 4, 2012

having decided that your duty is to bring music
and a little bit of danger to the lifeless streets

of suburbia, you draw yourself up as a rebel with a cause,
hold your arms out like the spirals of the milky way,

sending the glowing children congregating around you
into a feverish whirl, because space is curved

and so are the suburbs you traversed across to bring them here,
winding through hills and streets to conduct

this sermon on a mount, so even the things that
appear to move straight are really spinning around.

you have stolen your father’s turntable,
and his old records, and his oversized coat,

and while the sunset begins to stain things
in a golden light, you put the needle

on the vinyl and open old wounds
while the only voice you have ever loved

claws its way out of the box and into
the grooves of the sky, making the stars

scratch and whir, and time instead
settles into the beats, breaks its lineage,

and begins to, like everything, spin.

Sarah
Sarah
Mar 21

You're love.
You're the bite, the sting...
the words that are hanging on my jaw.

You're my little bird.

But not at the blonde boys.
Emelia Shoup
Emelia Shoup
Nov 7, 2012

I've never had luck with blondes.
Well,
I've had lots of luck
falling ever so
deeply
in love with them.

With their eyes
of bright hues in
blue, green, and greys.
Going head over heels
for their charming smiles
that make your eyes linger a little longer
that what's permitted.
Dying
to feel their
godlike
comforting
powerful
touch.

That was easy.
Horribly easy.

But what surprised me,
kicked the backs of my knees
and made me crumble to the pavement
were that those handsome
heavenly faced blondes,
have no soul.

And I am sure of it,
because every
single
fucking time,
they leave me...

Alone in the dark,
confused,
disoriented,
with not a single word.
Which leaves my thoughts
to echo in the emptiness,
rummage around inside my skull,
looking in the hollow cabinets
searching for clues
and slowly growing
frustrated
and angry,
angrier,
angriest.
But not at the blonde boys.
At myself.
As of what I did wrong?
Why did they go?
How could I let this happen again?

And every time,
I can never find the reason.
Those blonde boys
just appear in the rays of the summertime
with their golden locks of hair
and leave with their icy dark souls
in the cold breeze of the fall.

And I know,
they will be back next year.
With the sun,
and happiness
and my stupidity.
Until then though
I'm stuck with the abusive markings and stabbing aches.

Coop Lee
Coop Lee
Mar 29

i shared a cherry red sleeping bag with you.
fire flicker licked the cool
calm
thigh of night.

you were cold,
        so i held you.
i was bored,
        so you got me high.
we were stoned,
        so we laughed.

the beach and the breeze, &
             your soft little -

that sweetest of nights.

morning came,
so i went surfing with orofino and marmalade.
when i returned:
                     you were gone.
                     my backpack and shoes were gone.
                     my smile was gone.
                     i was gone.

previously published in the Atticus Review
http://atticusreview.org/oregon-blonde/
#love   #fire   #lost   #you   #sweet   #cherry   #high   #soft   #beach  
you’re one hot blonde,
Raj Arumugam
Raj Arumugam
Oct 9, 2010

I think
you’re one hot blonde,
Sun babe;
on this side of the universe
no one’s as hot as you

Jordan Resendes
Jordan Resendes
Dec 12, 2013

Street signs, snow flakes
Twinkling in the darkness
Among All the Automobiles
Racing too and Fourth Ave
Burning through tires and caffeine
Under the influence of peppermint dreams
Can these be, nostalgic memories of a
Kaleidoscopic futuristic collective
State of being?

Relax. Take a sip. Don't lose your grip.
Unruly Howlingdays to follow;
Need all the free coffee and tea i can see.

 
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