This hurts, my lover I want so much to be in your arms To have you hold me Stroke my hair Ease the torment of my disease To have you look into my eyes And for once, for even a moment The agony would relent All the pasts forgotten, forgiven My spirit freed That ache […]

Unhinged (Portraits pt. 4)

Try as she might, she could not eject him from her mind. Perhaps she never really tried all that hard, to be honest. Initially she came across his picture, an arm wrapped around a thin red-head, glass raised, foam sloshed over the edge on social media. Tagged with a pound and the words “off the […]


Laying here with him in my arms The fever overtakes him Yet I continue my embrace Brushing locks from his forehead Encouraging sips of water Murmuring my love Whispering about nothing in particular But in the moment it’s everything Wet hacking coughs wrack his body Still I hold him tight Burning with fever I attempt […]