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Erasing Negative Space (poem)

Hand me that pocket knife
you ripped out of that boulder
when everybody else couldn’t.

I’m going to cut the villains
out of your heart and pour
liquid gold into that negative space.

Your heart’s always been a gold one,
even though we all well-know
we thud-thud in rich red.

Hand me that unbreakable twine
that was tied around
your mind too tight.

I’m going to tie it around
each desperado
and quadruple knot.

I’m going to tie the other end
to an anchor and send it to the ocean
blue until they reach the farthest
depth and all fades to


© 2015 – Eva PoeteX

the lion king disney evil villain scar




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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