Near-sighted and full of contradictions Walking with swollen and indifferent eyes Fistful of indecisions, pocketful of directions Hold me close Iike your scatterbrained lies Hide me like your exponential excuses Dress me in your long-winded fabrications Wrap me up in your pretty dirty honey I’ve memorized your pale footsteps I’ve seen your skeletons in your […]
Engulfed in the fury of forest fire intent Insulted, you fear me; my force inspires lament Descent to the flames you wage war and char Conventional games your aim’s poor not far Reaching beseeching me to douse your mistake Bleaching decreasing thee to mouse fed to snake In the wake of your destruction; your function […]
I hope you enjoy this lovely surreal piece as much as I did. 1. hunger cages crowbared open emptied to the thrum of ancient drums flickering together adaptable blackness of carbon lines revitalized bonfires and now we hunt the healing electricity inside us 2. blissful fingers trace circles of sky that parachute down planting seeds […]
and for my next act? what would you like me to be today? perhaps I need to stay up late and recite some poetry for you? move you with my words or would you rather I put on some beats in the background and moan a little? do I turn you on? here’s my camera, […]
My review of Layne Ambrose’s poetry book “And Other Things From This Time”.
My review of J. Warren Welch’s poetry book “That’s Not Poetry”.
Hello there short story writers! Want to be a part of an amazing anthology project and see your story published? Raw Earth Ink has opened submissions for this year’s short story collection: The Shadows of Blackout Island Here are the rules. Genre: dark fiction, dark humor, twisted subject matter. Not accepted: detailed horror, graphic rape, […]
A mind-bending science-fiction short story collaboration series with A.P. Christopher.
my confidence is shaken I am weak moss covers my ankles my fingers hang down shaking from limp wrists my feet are cracked and worn worms have gorged themselves behind my eyes eyes which have no more tears my cheeks are sunken grey bowls and the rain no longer brings joy what have I become […]
my heart is melting in my chest everything is blurry I’m constricting, constricting, reducing the pain is so large but I have become so small a tiny insignificant thing you never noticed my disappearance I’m a ghost now a shadow of former things a former me maybe I was never real to begin with tara […]