Rainbow Salad
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Rainbow Salad

You Once Said You Loved

Photo by J W on Unsplash

You once said you loved soulful singers

so I sang my loneliness in raspy notes

of cigarette smoke and whiskey stains

that traveled down,

down,

down

and made you weep and cough.

I cannot hit the high notes without a ladder,

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Miyah Byrd

Miyah Byrd

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