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A Series of Senryū Poems (On Self Love)

You don’t like me much?
Invert dermic layer! Yours.
Look! Like what you see?

Want things outside self?
Expect the big desire pains.
Discover inside!

The outskirts of town,
Location change matters not.
You’ll escape self? No!

You do not know you,
But you claim to know me well?
You lie! Can’t you see?

I coughed up a star.
That’s how I first awakened,
All is universe!

Went to Uranus,
To the galaxy next door,
Couldn’t escape me/thee.

I want a lover!
Who will see the sun inside,
And not be blind(e)ad.

Be your own lover!
Be the Love you want to have!
Then it will find you.

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Evy Zen (formerly Eva PoeteX) is a Mystic Poetess, Eclectic Artist, and Wellness Advocate who calls the Greater Cleveland area home sweet home. Born a Clevelander with a Greek lineage, the arts started being a major part of her life the moment she picked up her first crayon. To date, dozens of Evy's writings have been featured in publications like Thought Catalog, The Journey Magazine, and TheSeeds4Life. She has also had the opportunity to collaborate with numerous musicians and artists across the globe. Currently, Evy is the Founding Editor of Poehemian Press and the Co-Founder of Health Mastery Movement. Additionally, she is the author of several poetry books, including Esoterra and Sacred Shapes. Furthermore, she holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from Cleveland State University and a Diploma in Exercise Nutrition from Shaw Academy. When she's not creating, she enjoys reading her weight in philosophical books, going on epic bike rides, playing racing games, and meditating to ambient music. To find out more, visit Evy Zen’s official website:

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