The Second Time

at first there was excruciating, agonizing pain sweat on my lip, my heart beat erratically my breathing was uneven, ragged my heart paused skipped, missed, paused again I stopped breathing I kept staring at the window blind without really seeing anything at all everything stretched and elongated like separating a yolk from the white I […]

Lover’s Trail

If you walk an overgrown trail not far from here which weaves its way through the wood you’ll chance upon should you be looking a familiar moss-covered boulder though you never perceived it there before Yet it will draw you in should your eyes chance upon it you’ll find your feet straying off the path […]

East

casting my eyes to the east I looked for you felt the wind lift my hair caress my cheek kiss my neck was it you? I sighed for I want you you’re all the best parts of me you are the sun to my branches the pull of my tide the stars of my nights […]

Spider’s Web

I die a little every time you say goodbye every time you say hello this deep ache of desire and passion rests just below the surface I try, oh how I try! to keep me hidden from your eyes fear whispers I will overwhelm perhaps frighten you far away from me this intensity, my love […]

Priceless and Precious

I lost something precious A pearl of immense value Made its own way to my hearth and home I remember embracing it Cherishing its soft smoothness in my palm It was both warm and cool I marveled at its creation In wonder I was blessed to hold it Now I sigh and whimper As I […]

Strawberries and Honey

my fascination her lips and mine united her hips beneath my palms my breast within hers fascination becoming more looking into her eyes those gorgeous blue eyes I am falling for her she tastes of strawberries and honey while I taste like her her supple movements swaying and sexy simplicity made beautiful dancing on her […]

Heart of Stone

A heart of stone Found by Muddy clay Embedding Entwining Infusing Wrapping itself around the heart Becoming one Cementing together Softening Becoming stronger No longer two-dimensional Now with layers and texture Folding over Permeating Mixing Sand and clay and mud and stone Stone Stone softening Stone melting (How can this be?) Morphing Changing Something new […]

Sticky Seed

I will eat you bite by bite wrap my tongue around you suck you down grind you between my molars press you to the roof of my mouth absorbing your flavor until I have extracted every juicy bit you never knew you had to offer then I’ll swallow you one big gulp and down into […]

Slithering In

spill yourself into me pour your soul into my open mouth let my thirsty tongue lick your every thought slipping through every crack and crevice slithering in I taste depth and insight humor and sadness experience and love artistry and lust every flavor is a whisper I can never get enough lapping at your feet […]

4:18am (Insomnia)

we held each other close dancing slowly my arms wrapped around your neck yours at my waist I stared into your eyes I felt as if I was falling or being pulled it felt weightless effortless how it felt just right to be in this moment with you and then time paused I saw something […]