Fearless

with each passing day I found my heart becoming more and more entangled with yours until one day I can no longer tell where you begin and I end and somehow that doesn’t scare me any longer tara caribou | ©2019

I Lied

I said I don’t care if you don’t read my words But I lied I said I don’t mind if you don’t listen to me speak But I lied I said I don’t mind if you don’t hold me tonight But I lied I said I don’t need you for the rest of my life […]

And Now…?

nothing was as it seemed truth escaped without saying goodbye abandoned to the darker reality I am without hope or peace I am alone very alone my sun lays quietly behind stone clouds my moon chases another lover and has set in the south the four winds have settled in the hollow the earth speaks […]

No Other Way

To you, it’s easy ‘Just leave him’, you say As if it’s just that simple Thing is, there’s love in his fists And affection in his eyes He always whispers ‘I love you’ As he doles out the beatings And reminds her he never Wants to hurt her She’s lucky, you see To have him […]

Oh Wretched Heart!

oh my heart! my wretched heart! filled with so much love to give so ready to receive too ready, perhaps! gullible bold, in love forgiving to its own detriment able to always see good and yet, and yet… this heart of mine! sits alone because every fucking time I lift it out to trust I […]

Nothing So Sweet

the thing is my hands stretch out for you my dreams wrap around yours they swirl and intermingle to the point I doubt I could separate these threads of wispy fog from my ankles or my wrists instead I lift every morsel you shift towards me and swallow it whole like a heron snapping up […]

Pull Me

deeper deeper pull me down deeper in to you I was craving starving begging longing for someone shaped just like you deeper pull me deeper inside of you tara caribou | ©2019

A Midsummer’s Rain

your love rolled down my edges over all my valleys and soaked into these crevices I was dried and crumbling until you you rained down filled me to overflowing I am an ink’s blotter spill into me again and yet again drown me in your love I am thirsty and I will never have enough […]

Take It Away!

take it all away! she screamed as her fists hit the mirror over and over again the regrets and abuse and missteps and misuse the hurt and the tears and the cold accusations the voices they came from all different directions a sister, a mother, a lover, a husband she stooped and she bowed filled […]

Peach

a soft peach she aches to hold her petals of velvet now drawn closed she desires them open for she would run her fingers along their gentle edges awakening to her rosy sunrise weeping stretching straining burying her nose breathing in her scent she would caress her fruit admiring her flower lifting her limbs entwining […]