Dahv Daniels

Poet, Lyricist & Writer

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Pay-PurView

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Sushi served in styrofoam, Red wine filled solo cups; I felt too old, acting this young Laughing in a room where nothing got done. Bachelor pad in the making; The wall art was scarce. You spoke of past guests Like they were timeshares. Travel-sized soap on the vanity, No food or drinks in the fridge. Based on the texts you’ve sent, Growing up will never be your thing. The story you’ve...

Hard Candy

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Lights low, no blur on the screen You took the red, I took the green I spent the afternoon eavesdropping my dreams If walls could speak, I think you’d know what I mean But you took the red, I took the green And I saw the world before you and me We let our drinks dilute to ice, ignored the time The world is dark without you and I You saw red in my cheeks, I saw green in your eyes My dreams were...

Spring Cleaning | Sharks In The Shower

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We left every room in disarray,  clothes thrown over chairs –  dirtied outfits awaiting better days. Our nightstands heavy with dogeared  paperbacks, each page a reminder  that our love withered months before.  The kitchen was a dive bar. Counters cork-cluttered, sticky with botanicals. I felt as useful as a barfly. Such a mess we made, falling out of love. I...

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