The Bad Influence
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The Bad Influence


Photo by Guzmán Barquín on Unsplash

The recklessness of reflection,
Both sought and sustained.
Painted drippings of moonlight for the ocean to gain.

I cannot see in the dark but your red blanket is strewn across a landscape of loss.
You wear it as armor and taunt me for fun.

Midnight waves beholden to the beauty we attach to them,
Though you can just as easily drown in their…



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Rob Janicke

Rob Janicke

Ran an indie record label, now running a new multimedia site called Generation Riff. More info on Twitter @robjanicke & @generationriff