Art by Zia Priom

I was told not to hold it in
That my superpower
Is my emotion
So then why do I feel so
Powerless
Watching hours
Laugh as they walk past
And futures
Betting on how long I’ll last
While I sit in the car
Til my breathing
Starts to fog the glass
Begging
The seconds to pass faster
They instead pass slower
Obstinate little…

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Stop and smell her roses…

Photo by @evieshaffer on IG

Listen to her body
Don’t just worship it
Savor her skin and her movements
Don’t just devour them
Hold your breath if you have to
(No better response
For such breathless beauty)
Let your eyes still
Instead of dancing up and down
Her perfectly molded hills
Walk with her
Slowly
To a place where cumming
Isn’t a final destination
Just another possible stop
On a…

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Stand. Move. Change the world!

Arise
Hardened by crises
Rip the Sword of Damocles
From the air
That whistling blade of ill portent
And unfathomable weight
Stand,
Challenged
Yet unbowed by the chains of fear
Step briskly into the cutting light
That which divides
Myths and men

Sometimes the only thing
That separates victory and defeat
Is…

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Tony Padilla

Tony Padilla

A wandering storyteller, longwinded and rambling. Sift through the madness for sips of magic.