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Hypnotized By Your Lips

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Hypnotized By Your Lips By Ada Ireland I know you’re trying to tell me something but I don’t understand a word. I keep staring at your lips, the way they move at just the perfect speed with just the perfect amount of smirk, teeth, and the tip of your tongue showing. All I can think […]

Pretend Maps – A poem

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Pretend Maps By Ada Ireland   I look for you in places you would never visit And stay away from places that you would. I grant my heart the origami hope it needs, And giving you the freedom that you want. … I look for you on pretend maps. You aren’t mine to find.

Bare Truth


Bare Truth By Ada Ireland   My words were dressed conservatively enough But my feelings were naked. And you had an eye for that. You asked me to take off The clothes And the figures of speech. You wanted your truth bare.

The First Lie

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The First Lie By Ada Ireland   It wasn’t when someone first told me, “Not everyone tells the truth,” That I started doubting people. It was when I told my first lie. I saw how easy it had been. A few years and some lies later I realized, The world wasn’t making a liar out […]

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