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 […]

Afterthoughts

my face silently slips beneath the jagged waves moonlight accents edge peaks and valleys and I’m no longer fighting it releasing my final breath I’m floating softly in this cold new world sinking down into the vast depths I look above to see the gentle beams reflections of some far off light sifting through the […]

Liquid Lover

Her love crashed against the sands of his shore Pulling away to rise up and cover him again Yet he remained steadfast Able to contain her wild passions, her changing moods Shifting when he needed to, giving a little But always holding her Letting her be herself Sometimes she raged and stormed Others she was […]

Water to Fire

Crash into me Pull me in your undertow Drown me with desire Immerse me in your love Cover my damp eyes Crush me beneath your waves Taste my salty teardrops Flood me with your words Splash my face with moist kisses Submerge me with your wit Bathe me in your charm Saturate me in your […]

Oceans

an ocean rages inside me pours out in sobs and wails crashes against my ribcage drowning my heart, my soul streams of liquid heartache flow down tears constantly falling I was whole when you were in me you walked effortlessly across my stormy peaks and troughs now I’m dry on the outside parchment skin and […]

Castaway

he swept me along in his waves tossed, rolled over, pulled under bobbing up again I lost track of who he was, who I had been and so carried away became I that when he beached me upon his shore I was no longer anything but a salty shell crusted with barnacles and seaweed a […]

Drowning

Floating upon the waves Tossed and rising, falling Rolling and surging I cry out for help Opening my mouth though I’m filled with salty brine Sputtering, the inky surface covers me There’s peace here beneath the swells Above, as I fought it Air versus water Struggling and kicking Panic flooding in Whimpers rippling out Yet […]