Cometary

hollow inside what I want to hear drops like pins to the tile straining my ear I hear ….nothing aching muscle sits in your palm a thousand salty drops line my lashes press your lips to my temple pull your trigger ….bang reverberation echoes in a hollow chest three words set the universe spinning mine […]

Coming Soon…. Fallen Star Rising

Hello Dear Readers, I am so excited to share the good news that today I officially published my poetry book, Fallen Star Rising. I’m not putting it up for sale just yet, but I’m hoping that will happen in early June. This has been such a great experience start to (almost) finish and I have […]

4:18am (Insomnia)

we held each other close dancing slowly my arms wrapped around your neck yours at my waist I stared into your eyes I felt as if I was falling or being pulled it felt weightless effortless how it felt just right to be in this moment with you and then time paused I saw something […]

Sunshine in my Pocket

I carry sunshine in my pocket, the same place I keep memories of you. It’s raining here, outside, so slipping my rainbow-stained fingers within, I touch the radiating heat of you. My defenses melt away with every glimpse of your beaming heart and gentle eyes. Those same defenses that my tears had put in place. […]

Quietly, I Love You

I think I fell in love with you This should not be possible Our love cannot be Yet whenever I think of you My heart soars and squeezes My lips smile and laugh My eyes close, as I imagine If only, what could be I know, you won’t be mine to hold You told me […]

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 […]

Dawn’s Electric Kiss

dawn quietly carefully tiptoed across the sheets revealing my alabaster skin unclothed naked greedy flesh hungry for you shivering anticipating quaking and aching for your touch taste my sweet lips parting electric kisses and swollen tongues exposed soft breasts heaving and bruised greeted the rising moon much like my heart and yours tara caribou | […]

Little Reminders

Fading out Memories Whitewashed Sterilized and bleached Shelved and labeled Photographs yellowing Slip from distracted fingertips Rivers dried leave sandy beds Words quiver then still History becomes history Novelty, routine No longer special Or unique Not a glowing star Illumination dimming The truth hurts But at least it is The Truth Little reminders of who […]

8:42am (Insomnia)

She’s lying upon her bed She wakes, trembling violently Her jaw is wired shut Her eyelids rapidly flutter There’s a pressure on her chest Breaths in spurts and shudders There is something inside her She wants to vomit It moves to leave It wants to escape It tears and claws inside her There’s violence in […]