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.      

Flower

I amย tangled in the story line. One moment spiraling skyward, the next falling into a war zone in my mind. A single blink in time and I find myself gasping for air, desperate forย solid ground. For the peaceful calm of reason and logic. For a chance to hit the reset button and start again. Once…

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.

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…

Nightfall

Every dawn must be met with dusk Every light, with dark. For every hope, there is hopelessness For every sadness, a smile. With every life A death. The universe tells us At every turn That all things end And begin And end again Ad infinitum. It is foolish to think We would be the exception.

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…

Blade

You scream and shake under the glint of my blade gliding smooth, soft and precariously along your trembling lines keeping time with your exhale and the whimper of what we both know is not a safeword as though I haven’t already sliced you down to your very core and carved my name perfectly across your…

Cherry

Maybe it was the sound of those cherries falling right from the sky that startled me. Hitting the ground just hard enough to bruise just right so the sweet got even sweeter. And caught your eye, seduced your mouth, lips, fingers, and hands, fumbling through to find that bittersweet sting on your tongue and gushes…

Sugar

It’s like someone went and dripped the sweetest end of that sugar cane over my lips Just enough, Just far enough away That my tongue can’t quite reach past the corners of my mouth To devour you completely But I can still taste every moment With insatiable longing And your words melt across my skin…