Monthly Archives: May 2017

Fireborne… (revisited)

I watch with jealous eyes Each evening the sun goes to sleep with Her My western sky is bathed in the colors of Her heart I’ll stand here, teary eyed and heart pounding Until the blanket of night pushes cool … Continue reading

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Waterborne… (revisited)

“Be careful what you wish for.” She said I watched, helplessly from vantage point on the shore Her voice was barely a whisper but, the salt air sent it to my ears, clearer than a bell arms folded across Her … Continue reading

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Airborne…(revisited)

In this field I toil My hands and feet Cracked and broken I feel the ground shake Lay aside my tools and I see Her as her legion advances Her banners wave golden In the same sun that scorches My … Continue reading

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Tattooed…

I want this… want to spend hours reading the pretty pictures on your skin The stories they tell of the landscape of your heart and the arcane protection they provide your soul teach me the language they speak the syntax … Continue reading

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Castaway…

days that I’ve sat upon this shore with grains of sand that pronounce my fingers a sieve I have watched as she wore the sea like a new dress the waves embrace her every curve and line as only my … Continue reading

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Infirmary…

here she finds me here in this abandoned wing of my soul sanitarium tuberculosis ward red black stains upon the floor whisping sheets of gauze flutter in an unfeelable breeze I have retrieved it again and clutch it against my … Continue reading

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Humidity….

We were a furtive flourish… Sundress printed swirls, blue jean short borders Cotton Tee collects flecks of grass Propped up on leaf-dimpled elbows, fingers tangled Her seraphic face above me Her eyes teach the sky what it means to be … Continue reading

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Preen….

“Up?” Even though she knows I can not see her she asks anyway casting her voice over the smooth arc of her shoulder where the satin of her bra strap bites gently into her skin On the bed I lay … Continue reading

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Banshee…

Don’t touch the girls it’s the rule at the Golden T Saloon but that rule is as flimsy as the paper that holds the letters to the wall Everyone knows for the right amount of coin that sign doesn’t exist … Continue reading

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Beauty Mark…

Upon the dark flames of thine eyes drawn down the shades of lids and give to me thine silken hand for within mine own, it will a tether be, that shall draw our souls together and I shall speak to … Continue reading

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