Blooms of Green

Love’s green leaves unfurled in my heart The moment you spoke my name New life, a new creation Seeds unwatered but waiting patiently Your hand in mine, I lifted my face Your smile, a bright orange glow in my sky A kiss on my cheek, roots spreading Your heartbeat beneath my palm And love bloomed […]

Fair Weather Friend

You know the one Always there when the sun shines And when you find five bucks on the sidewalk The first time you mention The creeping sadness in your heart POOF Magic disappearance act Gone How are you? they ask I’m feeling a bit depressed, you reply . . . Crickets chirp You can hear […]

Raining underneath REBLOG

Another gorgeous piece by Mark Ryan, one of my absolute favorite writers of all time. Underneath. Down here where it’s calm. Where the black beauty of the abyss touches my feet. All is quiet. All is still. I’m entombed as if in a coffin. Locked forever in my own space Controlling the promise of my […]

Heart-Shaped Puzzle

Sometimes I want a hand gripping my wrists as you penetrate my core with vicious thrusts, bared teeth, and filthy words. To be ripped apart for your pleasure, which is also mine. But there are times, too, when I want you to say I’m beautiful, even though I don’t believe it, but just to know […]

Pearls Before Swine

rooting around in the damp earth I came upon the first pearl took it between my lips it tasted like bright lemons and fresh rain the first laughter birthed by new friendship the next one burned my mouth but I swallowed it quickly the rich spiciness of the first time he said I was beautiful […]

The Mush From The Hill

I visited her every weekend for nearly six years. Her once-dark hair now silvered with age, but you could see she had been knock-out gorgeous in her youth. In my eyes, she was still quite beautiful. She had no family, so she claimed, and I was the closest thing she had to a friend. When […]

Order of Operations

1 – you spoke my name 2 – I turned and smiled 3 – you touched me and I shivered, panting 1 – you spoke my name 4 – I felt something like a seed planted long ago lifting its head, pushing slowly through the walls of my heart 5 – you drooled on the […]

You Don’t Know Me!

I was having a conversation with someone who claims to “know me”…. let’s just say the score wasn’t very high. Favorites: Flower – dandelion Animal – orca Smell – lavender Drink – water with lemon Food – pumpkin Season – autumn Sounds – rain and the ocean Constellation – Orion esp the Orion Nebula Time […]

I Am Fractal

What is this? This that you’ve done to my heart and mind? I turn to my left and you are there I turn to my right and it’s you It’s woven throughout all my histories you, you, you Trying to wrap my mind around this as if I could grasp it like a Thing a […]