Morning After

you’re standing at the door fiddling with your keys and I hate myself because I know what you want to hear and I don’t have those words inside me or maybe I do but they stay lodged in my throat or maybe more likely I only have them for someone else a someone else that […]

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 […]

Creation

go on, lay your lips upon my thighs suckle there you will find yourself come alive there in my valley drink down my rivers of life gushing in torrents lap me with that soft and thick tongue my fingers will plow furrows in your hair while my land quakes and shudders curl your tongue taste […]

Fervency

you, my heart’s lover, are the very oxygen to my lungs you breathe fresh new life into me I am fire burning with passion and desire you are a tempest giving me the fuel I need glowing brighter and hotter than I ever have before I’m no longer a flickering flame stuttering with just any […]

Senseless

She fucked him to remember She fucked him to forget She fucked him to feel beautiful She fucked him to be someone else She fucked him to drown out the pain She fucked him to feel alive Because when he was deep inside her That’s when the world made sense tara caribou | ©️2017

Defeated

Passion ignited Devotion captured Heart dismissed Doubts returned Shadows lengthened Light disappeared Darkness descended Head played Promises abandoned Trust deserted Hope wavered Affection discarded Tears cascaded Pleas ignored Mind illuminated Love defeated Lesson learned tara caribou | ©️2018

Concentrate (Voices Call)

Voices call and sometimes I answer Feel the cold blade How it beckons, longs To stretch across my skin Bright red ribbons Becoming darker, thicker Hot, wet, wonderful Freak! Freak! Freak! They shout into my greedy ear That’s not normal! But oh how lovely it is Stroke upon stroke A better brush and canvas An […]

Black Beetles

black beetles creeping down the walls eyes stare out nothing behind them except everything everything everything every thing nothing behind them at all black beetles clickety-click-cuhlicking along ash curlicues swirls and slithers through my veins dancing pearls down my veins alphabet ash moves slow out my veins my veins as roads to pure thought black […]

Bloom

He’s water to her soul Perhaps she’s become Dry, desiccated, wilted but His love is changing all that There’s life returning to veins closed up Unused roots swelling Energetic synergy of twinned loves Liquid pulsing Dew drops of his love rain down upon her Gently rest upon her petals She’s absorbing him Slowly opening herself […]

Fear of Falling

and this moment arrived when I first came to understand all that had gone before had led up to this very moment this the edge of the precipice where I could step off and fall fall fall unending breeze past my watering eyes heavy and light no weight but ever plummeting or I could cling […]