Engravings

every word you whispered etched itself deep working right through my soul my fingers trace along those edges memories pulled from my depths your soft voice so low lifted shivers up and out now dripping morning dew howls escape my torn lips violence within my sustenance I collapse a shuddering heap my spirit rests eternally […]

This Exquisite Embrace

Embracing this soft subtle intoxication, I shift My heart swelling with emotion and deaf tears Curses spill off my lips, sound like your name There’s a rushing torrent curling through me I lift and expand myself, exposed before you Twist your tongue, now drink deeply You composed stars in my eyes, I blink rapidly So […]

Oceana

She crawled from the waves on a moonlit night, abandoning her world of wet How many years she’d spent watching others live their lives from beneath the surface Close yet aloof, necessarily separate A young couple passing by holding hands, their life together just begun, giggles and sighs, long drawn out kisses, dreams spilling from […]

Run and Hide

Run little girl run Run as fast as your feet can carry you Hide yourself away In the woods, climb a tree High, so high up In the field, ‘neath the tall grass As a tiny mouse Near the sea, amongst the boulders Small as you can be Don’t look behind you Never leave a […]

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 […]

Erosion

I hold memories of you like a wave-worn rock nestled in my pocket reaching in deep my fingers float along your soft edges the gentle curves of who you were who I remember you to be who we once were I feel your weight there touching you I hold that ache again the fervent ache […]

Collision Course

chaos reigned my mind untamed searching seeking watching waiting dark patches of cold millennia between eye blinks tear ducts frozen open exhale puff ice crystals float quiet deep long quiet alone longing wanting more my heart in stillness but disquiet a blue light appeared a pinprick really far, far away coming closer? I waited his […]

Faint-heart

Little mouse quakes and shivers Little mouse twitches her whiskers Little mouse watches from the dark corner under the coffee table Her heart stirs Her heart goes pitter-patter Her heart nearly bursts within her breast She sees what she wants She sees the path clearly She sees the most delectable morsel Little mouse peers about […]

Scintillation

outside the ice is creeping up the windows while the auroras seem to be flowing ever closer to the treetops my sigh a puff of air turns into a small white cloud which instantly crystallizes and floats away specks of glitter reflecting the sliver of moon and the dancing lights I sigh again but I […]

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 […]