Monthly Archives: February 2014

To Uncover

Aisles of endlessly strung words are bound Together like the long of his spine, Reminding me of time. How everything takes time         And patience; Relentless, infuriating, patience. They try not to judge their books by our covers         (I … Continue reading

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Speak

Suggestive stares         and sunday smiles;         a steady strategy. Stoical,         too slow. Supply a silhouette. Stride under the stars. Say something,         say something. Have I gone too far?

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I Burn

Experiment with your fears;              The loss is loathing              And the heart has sunken in ashes,                                          Left muddied. I outline my eyes              And drag the charcoal along my lashes,                                          Drawing— Drawing them in              Like moths … Continue reading

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Since She Knows

Don’t tell the sun to set,                        The sunset knows.        She parades celibacy                      For empathy.        She conceals sentiment            With embarrassment. Confidence within her withdrawal,                            You rely on her fall. You feel the intrigue of her flame— Disguising the coldness of her … Continue reading

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No Post on Sundays

Send me paper planes that take me hours to unfold. Your courier use to be new but now I’m stuck (like when you first sealed that envelope) Memorizing a code that’s not meant to be cracked, So I caress the … Continue reading

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Lose Me

Walking through grains, Everything is visible                          But empty. Define the way your spirit moves, I’ll watch you float through the mist. You falter like a palm. You open your palm. You reveal your lines. All I ever see are lines— … Continue reading

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Meet-Cute

I never knew a meet-cute until I met you. Running from drunken laughter, Bumming for a cigarette, Only to run and bum into you. Eyes that sparkled with toxicated spirit, You told me I saved your life– I only wished … Continue reading

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Seasons Prey

I don’t listen to God So why would I listen to the birds? Why would I listen to the bees? You say you can fulfill my needs But I am a goddess But I am the leaves              On the trees. … Continue reading

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