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nihil_liberum "There are trees and they are on fire. There are hummingbirds and they are on fire. There are graves and they are on fire and the things coming out of the graves are on fire. The house you grew up in is on fire. There is a gigantic trebuchet on fire on the edge of a crater and the crater is on fire. There is a complex system of tunnels deep underneath the surface with only one entrance and one exit and the entire system is filled with fire. There is a wooden cage we’re trapped in, too large to see, and it is on fire. There are jaguars on fire. Wolves. Spiders. Wolf-spiders on fire. If there were people. If our fathers were alive. If we had a daughter. Fire to the edges. Fire in the river beds. Fire between the mattresses of the bed you were born in. Fire in your mother’s belly. There is a little boy wearing a fire shirt holding a baby lamb. There is a little girl in a fire skirt asking if she can ride the baby lamb like a horse. There is you on top of me with thighs of fire while a hot red fog hovers in your hair. There is me on top of you wearing a fire shirt and then pulling the fire shirt over my head and tossing it like a fireball through the fog at a new kind of dinosaur. There are meteorites disintegrating in the atmosphere just a few thousand feet above us and tiny fireballs are falling down around us, pooling around us, forming a kind of fire lake which then forms a kind of fire cloud. There is this feeling I get when I am with you. There is our future house burning like a star on the hill. There is our dark flickering shadow. There is my hand on fire in your hand on fire, my body on fire above your body on fire, our tongues made of ash. We are rocks on a distant and uninhabitable planet. We have our whole life ahead of us." #TheFireCycle #zacharyschomburg #wander #wonder #getlost #getfound #truth #seek #vision #livewild #livetheexaminedlife #partnership #moose #liveauthentic #savedbyfiction #reverence #journey 1w

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  •   jilliandarling This is the best thing I've ever read 1mon
  •   mnellie5 Ain't those the breaks sometimes 1mon

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craftysilence Have a prose poem! Zachary Schomburg! If you like this poem, then also you will like the poems "Testy Pony" and "Scary, No Scary", probably! #Nationalpoetrymonth #nationalpoetrymonth2016 #zacharyschomburg #poetry #prosepoem 1mon

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chaletpancakes "All sad people like poetry. Happy people like songs." I never thought I'd be someone who spends more of their media budget on poetry than music. And yet, here we are. Here are some recent additions to my personal library, including Sonya Vatomsky's haunting Salt is for Curing, a favorite Instagram discovery. (The copy I ordered directly from the author at @coolniceghost was signed, kissed, and came with a spooky little Polaroid photo!) Happy #NationalPoetryMonth - celebrate at @powellsbooks with 15% off poetry books right now!
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#segoviaamil #bukowski #charlesbukowski #zacharyschomburg #opheliawearsblack #saltisforcuring #poetry #shelfie #alwaysreading #bookworm #bibliophile
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  •   coolniceghost I'm the same! Soooo many books, but I'm basically still listening to the same albums I liked a decade ago. 1mon
  •   coolniceghost Also so sweet to be next to @segoviaamil - her book is so dark and lovely 1mon
  •   chaletpancakes @coolniceghost SO many books! (I recently got a Kindle to try to mitigate the overflowing shelves and towering stacks - not to mention my habit of packing like 6 hardbacks for an overnight trip - but for some things, like Salt is for Curing, the Kindle is no substitute for the tactile real-world book experience.) 1mon

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dduff5124 In the future, it's Christmas in Tierra del Fuego and all the villagers are dead. #aftertakingoutthegarbageforthefirsttime #zacharyschomburg 2mon

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tashie_east This book is quickly becoming one of my favourite things, it's perfect
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Nice contrast between my cutesy bed sheets and the dark af poetry book

#poetry #surrealism #themansuit #zacharyschomburg
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keatontheavantgardner "when he walks, he sounds like a tree still full of dead leaves holding on."- The Man Suit (2007) by Zachary Schomburg
Please check him out, he is one of my current favorite poets.
#surrealism #zacharyschomburg #underrated #underratedpoet #readhim #readafuckingbook #poem #poet #poetry #absurd #lung #haircut #themansuit
@zacharyschomburg
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saidpoets #zacharyschomburg from “Falling In Love With the Death Thought. Via http://bit.ly/1PqpKir 3mon

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bloodmilk Via 'The Man Suit' by Zachary Schomburg. #currentmoodofdismemberment #zacharyschomburg 3mon

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jeremy_d_s_ It had occurred to me sometime last summer that I read the strangest books at 2 AM. #zacharyschomburg #abstractpoetry #surrealism #2am 3mon

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