Lonely REBLOG

Lonely is an open wound It never bleeds, never gets infected And on its own never heals It’s an invisible hole in your chest Exposing your heart to the worlds arctic air Cold burns your heart so you wear protection Headphones at the store Phone screens at parties Longer routes to avoid co-workers Read text […]

Awaken, Dreamer

awaken, dreamer stretch and rise from your pillow there are stars held in the palm of your hand glitter in the corner of your eye glance and just miss the rustle of wings passing by flutter-by, flutter-by, flit, flirt, sip and fly on by the morning sun rises fresh dew on the windowsill I’m waiting […]

Woolen Blankets

feather-soft, I trail fingers through waters deep and wide reaching beneath the surface touch all the real places covered by your depths cupping my hands I taste, with greedy lips all the things you never say (are they for me, your words?) inexplicably, I know you, feel you verses weave and wend picking up the […]

Bone-marrow Essence

you slip through all my cracks soul-seepage with glitter-eye wrapping and curling around shoulders down soft supple belly and intimate sighs headswirl, I inhale …::::…::::…::::… lips speak, whisper firstbloom love I hold each seed precious-birth heart-stream unstoppable dance fingers fly, tongue-fly, words fly, fly, fly right. off. my page. to. you. pillow-head, I exhale …::::…::::…::::… […]

Attention REBLOG

Maybe I really just want attention Book tours and readings across the nation Adoring fans interpreting my words Applause filled rooms and fans by the herds Simon and Schuster publishing contracts Volumes of acclaimed books with money stacks Maybe even a reading on the tonight show The audience moved to emotion in their rows Academics […]

Suture

examining her pretty blues I saw the traces of bite marks along her eyelids each red mark filled with dried tears and the echoes of heartache laying my tongue along each divot I tasted the memories of neglect and self-loathing the lies and the deceit and the abuse I tasted turmoil and lost hope oh […]

Helium

Laying on the grass, hand in hand Together staring into the wide blue A breeze slips across our skin The longer we gaze up and up and up Deep blue calls out to deeper blue It’s almost as if we are floating Weightless, tiny but always together She sighs and I look over at her […]

Oxen Mystic REBLOG

I woke up in the middle of the night as sick as a dog. Wait. My dog never got this sick. Henry, my Golden, had the constitution of an ox and the compassion of a Mystic, so he followed me from the bedroom as I raced to the bathroom. I don’t remember what happened next, […]

Vault of Heaven

she smiles, peering from high above her laughter, the breeze upon the cheeks of men even the mountain stretches forth to attain her yes, her countenance blesses all who touch her her hair, feathering, white and radiant on some mornings or billowing and untamed on some afternoons or shadowed and crowned in the sun’s final […]