Forty Years

Your name rests upon my lips Gentle and delicate And completely at home Breathing out, you become a whisper Breathing in, you intoxicate me Whispers and heady rushes cascade Across my skin I’ve become alive and real Swallowing you, my belly swells For you are my manna and sweet honey I am completely satisfied by […]

Love Me

love me when I’m alone love me when I’m down love me when I’m ecstatic love me when I’m clingy love me when I’m in a crowd love me when I’m beautiful love me when I’m silly love me when I’m over the moon love me when I’m ugly love me when I fail love […]

Versatile Blogger Award

[Hi Mike! Thanks for nominating me.] Rules: I never obey the rules so I hesitate to list them. But you’re supposed to say seven things about yourself and also nominate some other bloggers to maybe participate. In the several times I’ve done this… I think two people “participated back”? So, we’ll see how much I […]

Each Delicate Cut

oh how I endeavored to catch your heart in my hand but it was like wrapping my fingers around burning blades of grass turned to ash right in my palm I mourned what I never could capture sooty trails crept down my cheeks I beheld my sliced fingertips floating before my dust-filled eyes each cut […]

Papercuts

memories of you images in ink and sighs sift through the pages of my mind a soft breeze fluttering a sharp gust and I remember you your smile as you stroked my cheek the sun streaming through my hair my own smile reflected in your brown eyes turn the page and I woke to your […]

Expiration Date

we all have expiration dates he knew that because that’s what everyone always told him they said that when his dad died at 51 they said that when his mom got sick they said that when frank at the office fell off his chair during the quarterly meeting and died right there they said that […]

Tendrils of Love

a tiny seed landed held fast pushed down deep where it landed (which in this case was my heart) it (my heart, that is) was stone hard clay but that seed dropped from your soul onto mine that first glimpse of your face in my eyes you were so beautiful it was a tragedy from […]

Irresistible Fire

Oh my Lover My skin burns for you Glances that speak volumes Promises unspoken A simple quirk of your lips I’m ready I know what you want I want it too Lusty hooded eyes Strong firm hands That voice My mouth is watering Thighs quivering mmmmm I want you Now Don’t make me wait I’ll […]

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 […]