The Birth of the New Moon

One dark and clear winter night, as I beheld the moon hanging precariously above the tree line, I stretched forth my hand and plucked it right from the sky. The first thing I noticed was that it wasn’t a sphere as we’d been told. No, it was more like a wheel of cheese. I used […]

Far-Flung Galaxies

my fingers slip through murky ink gravel rushes towards my face these tears will stay inside harboring all the hate and dread and sadness prone to stargaze I lift my chin looking for that one pale red star mist swirls around my shoulders letters and code drift aimlessly before my eyes stretching my hand out […]

The Heart Thief

I called out to the moon late one night: “Here, keep my heart for safe keeping; It’s been hurt so many times and I give it away far too easily. Please protect it from those it is looking for” She smiled kindly and reached down, Surrounded my wounded heart with light And with her beams […]

Chrysalis

–Ignite– Inhale sandalwood embers Smoke seeps from the corners of her eyes Drifts past her cheeks Soot trails Maps of tears Wispy withering clouds Caress then fall away Skin bright Dewdrops etched Step out trailing vapor Swirling ‘round ankles Falling free Cracked and fracture Dropping pieces Leaving behind crumbs Glass shards Finger prick Bloody sliver […]

Lightning

One wrong misstep Misplaced word Lost or perhaps unspoken Transformation from angel to… Something else electrifying Terrifying Arms spread wide Fingertips glowing Chin to chest Slowing rising Like a crucified messiah Hair spreading out lifting Energetic aggressive current Kkkkzzzapping Pops snaps Eyes widening Jaw drops Released cloudburst of energy Bright screams Blue light radiates out […]

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 […]

Microcosm

The longer I looked the more I saw Bits of grey dotted with green Green pushed to pink Pink with yellow centers Beetles skittering, flies bumbling Pollen transfers Little bits of dirt settling here, there A seed dropped, fell to its side Mouse whiskers then a sleek body Tiptoeing a paw flips a leaf over […]

Mistress Moon

lying here upon my bed in my ear, a whisper a rustle at my feet what’s this? a call, a beckon rising, I cast about there, again throwing open my door she’s standing there her face full upon me I’ve seen her many nights previous at times her face half-hidden her hair is adorned with […]

Dancer

Day by day she sits in the window staring out as drab-dressed townsfolk pass by. At times one may turn and look at her. Their reaction was always the same: one of macabre desire. Her lips are painted cherry red, her eyes are a bright blue with sparkles, she wears a dainty emerald green dress […]

The Ocean’s Daughter

upon the beach below a sandy cliff reclines the body of a woman a temptress a sorceress she lays not lifeless but full of life vitality prowess skill a conjurer of potions and emotions unshakable feelings and thoughts all consuming passions in control but controllable her hair rests about her face and shoulders long and […]