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Carrying You Like A Baby

The Late Isabel

What I saw now, listen carefully now I whisper to you with a hollow breath now My hand pressed against your heart The wicked hand gags your mouth Kissing stars And the mirror peers Supertitously now Cutting shards of glass I am pain, I am pleasure I am the sound of silk against skin And […]

68

The Late Isabel

Dream of me like you would the setting sun Soon, sooner than you think I would be gone Say my name, say it like a mantra to put you to sleep Sing, sing it as a dying man’s song ‘Cause I’ve got 68 days to live And I’ve got nothing much to give I’m ebbing […]

Doll’s Head

The Late Isabel

I did what I had to do A madding voice told me to Rip the head off the baby doll Lying in the bed down the window Down, down the street Off the end of the block Where a council of cats Chit-chat, “Go, rip it, too.” Oh, look at those baby blues One claw […]

Midnight City

The Late Isabel

Walk swift As the light shifts Dampen my lips Wet earth on my fingertips Past the flicker of lights On moonlit nights (I can see nobody else) Parading down Is the sorry crown (Who’s to know where she could go?) [refrain] I am tiptoeing, no way of knowing Take everything, save for my heart She […]