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Growing Phase

Evolution in three poems

By FIFEPublished about a year ago Updated about a year ago 1 min read
Growing Phase
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Steep steps

for a labored exit

Fear the edges when the face is hot

A half-formed copy, which

shames me

Though it forms me,

I tuck it into the pages

Still, I glimpsed this version,

a mildewed acknowledgement

Light seemed interested in gaps


Something normal degraded


An example of me - overwhelmed

a notable, confused panic

Magnified beyond meaning,

the limits lost.

What system allows it?

What ecosystem supports it?

An example of absurd aggravation

inflamed by a bold spider

I could’ve killed it, yet

The subsequent view of

derangement subdues me


A hint is picked up,


rediscovered. I don’t

submit to the second voice -

the evil echo.

I shift up, I’m the boss

I grow, I incorporate

I celebrate the complexities that

allow me to accumulate.

In silence, the point subverted:

We’re exceptional because

we own the fabrication -

Denied, and

filling up the empty space with


surreal poetry

About the Creator


The written word is everything. I love to read, and I love to write - primarily fiction and poetry, but I'm also psyched to learn about pretty much any topic and to share my expertise in music and music business.

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  • Brenton Fabout a year ago

    I'm really enjoying your work. Connections

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