It has meant a lot for me to engage with such special folk on this platform, but I have been focused on writing projects off Medium for some time and am too divided to keep it all up. I am letting my Partner Plan membership lapse this week but I…

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POETRY

Free verse

Jessica Lee McMillan © 2022

in attempt to fix the colours,
I inhaled them off the branch
stained deep in bronchi

but tripped and fell at the site
of gods changing shape
in a treasure pile of leaves

eye looted to bloody knee,
drained vitality of calendar days,
secular jails, crossed off in trample

my…

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POETRY

Free verse

Black and white image of cloudy sky, raindrops on window.
Image by 준원 서 from Pixabay

memory water
fills drained lakes,
rushes the basin
recollecting shapes
moored in mile/stones

memory insoluble
moment molecules
ascend, one and same
rush main/stream

pours on floorboards
steeps room’s past
in tincture histories,
flooded house is you

in modern practice
of diverting waters,
like forced recall,
we cannot precipitate
present from forever…

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Jessica Lee McMillan

Jessica Lee McMillan

Poet, Iconoclast, Word Nerd. Likes shiny things. Writes on Philosophy, Music, Nature.