Devil in the Details

He came upon me one early evening as I lay with my head resting upon the bench, one hand clutched over my breast the other draped across my eyes. My heart was filled, as always, with love and longing. The many lonely nights ebbing and flowing through my wretched being. Long ago there had been […]

Ellipsis (Spiraling Omissions)

taking over… taking control… black nails biting skulls… separating… …uniting completing without being whole mind your tongue… don’t hold back… …release and absorb backlash… whiplash… mouth agape… neck sore… …third eye open let go and rise… light flows in… shadows stretch… cower… lids stretched wide… lips sewn in a silent scream… …all just a dream […]

Cotton Candy Dreams – Collaboration

laying my head upon the sand I absorb my surroundings eyes closed the salty breeze dancing over my skin gulls wheel and cry, waves caress the shore curling over, rolling under, churning then pulling away the motion rocks me to my core, soothes me, romances me opening my eyes I look up at the heavens […]

Draining the Barrel – Collaboration

drained the whole barrel not a drop spilled, every letter etched into my heart, the lines already fading filled to overflowing I release myself fully my thoughts to tears, tears to ink heart splashed along the page myself became the missing link, poured all inside emotions growing the scratching quill, it kept me going left […]

From Morning to Night – Collaboration

The cold early morning breeze penetrating the thick blazer and piercing my chest, Another long day ahead of me. First thing this morning, I’m listening to his voice On my iPod, a recording of him reciting poetry, While I’m walking sidewalks, dodging elbows. A lonely drive through an overcrowded highway, A feeling of isolation even […]