Stormy Weather

We are wind and rain On a dark night, Blinding headlights in the distance. Alone on this path we travel together. Destructive in our nature Majestic on the ocean’s shore Calming from the comfort of our bed. But, there is no safety here. These thoughts rattle the windows Shake the foundation beneath my feet Blow…

Autumn

The heart has a way of seeking out the answers No one wants to let fall from their lips. That’s pretty par for the course around these parts. But, the seasons are changing, now And I guess I’ve just grown tired of waiting For that endless summer.      

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…

Curtain Call

“It’s nothing personal,” She said. “I just feel like it’s easier to fuck you when I’m drunk.” A clear violation of aesthetic distance. The final curtain. Turns out that epic love story was never ours at all.

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…