It is always night

Men they cry, children they die Yet the bombs… they fall Women they cry, prayers they die Yet the bombs… they fall like the night It is always night there It is always dark there They are still dying there They are still crying there […]

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I cried too much

I cried too much On simple and small things I cried and I know that grief is great to cry And that crying is like a ring of keys Ringing in the pocket of grief And they both sleep in a room overlooking the empty […]

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Don’t put me in there

“That’s a girl”, claimed the acquaintance of my parents and ignored the protest of my five-year me: “No, I’m a boy.” Girls are stupid and bitchy, and I didn’t want to be that way. “You’re gay”, shouted a guy at me. My teenie me left […]

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On nothingness

My mother told me once, and I have always believed in mothers: “You’ll be terribly sad.” The girl I loved told me once, and I believed in love before: “You’re everything.” My mother is gone, the girl I loved has left, and I stayed… It […]

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The tight tie

„I will have to ask you to come with me for a moment, we have to do a separate security check.” There are many people who hate their jobs. But I have realized for myself that hate does not have a remaining nature. It almost […]

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The old man on the street

I heard a burdend echo down the alleys of this war-torn town, a familiar tone, galling, they say – little do they know it was a warrior’s cry. I still recognized it. Of course I did! How could I not? One glimpse was enough to say it […]

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My heart is burning

Your heart is burning, sister Down there in the south A mountain of polyester makes your eyes tire Your voice sets out towards the sun you embrace your tears in the land without rain In the land without rules once died your child her screams […]

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Prohibited

You’re utterly alone. You’re Adam’s first sin, and the many following reincarnation of this sin. I remember the puberty event of our neighbor’s daughter. There has been all these cries mixed with laughter. “You’re a big girl now, my dear”, everyone tells her, right before […]

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The raising allegory

All people are the same but some are samer. same, samer, the samest. pale, paler, the palest. white, whiter, the whitest. Black, blacker, the blackest. Steps of racism. A bit racist is the same as a bit pregnant. Literally impossible. Racist, Nazi, Hitler would be […]

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A cold hand and a warm heart

Stinging and cold, and surrounded by imaginations It is like the spring where my hand fell As I washed it from his voice and from his breath and like a truth that widens the more we dig It becomes a forest, then a sea, then […]

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