Retrospect

Those words I typed, designed carefully, deliberately for a fleeting moment of bliss or two, were snatched up by the Universe herself, laid bare in her outstretched palm in offering of things neither of us had dared ask for. And now, the mere scent of you holds me captive. That fleeting moment, once desperately craved,…

Pirouette

Helpless as leaves in the wind, like tiny dancers adorned in orange and red, pirouetting across the fiery horizon of late September, I am at your mercy now. Floating above and skipping, briefly, from ground to sky to ground again. A simple, dying thing brought to life once more, reanimated by the gentle push and…

Little Things

I hope I never take for granted the privilege of feeling your breath, soft against my skin, the comfort of your hand pressed to the small of my back, the gift of your smile shining like sunset over ocean, every single adoring kiss on forehead, cheeks, lips, and nose, or the way we fall into…

I Do Not Need You

I will never be your damsel in distress will never need you to change my tire fold me up into the safety of your pocket walk me home under the cover of your shadow or tell those boys outside the bar to settle down. No, I might not need a knight in shining armor but…