Smoke and Mirrors

Smoke and Mirrors

and you, with all your glorious flowering self-deception ~ your words are glowing embers and your tongue stokes the fire that engulfs me like paper but I think it fills the void inside of you. how does it feel to sleep…

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Basement Dreamscape

Basement Dreamscape

All around you nests worldly treasures, archives of mysticism and impossibility, more a freakshow of trapped desires and dreams floating into existence with sheer wizardly will you are nothing more now than a bottled wonder exhibit to be shown, gazed upon.…

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Fall Out of Line

Fall Out of Line

The neighbors mind. To eye her, they alternate spiraling the lighthouse, all their anchors moored at the coast, more oars approaching from the river fork. They part the drapes when she passes, crucifixes pulling at their throats. And unchaining their frustrations,…

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Bone Spurs

Bone Spurs

You cannot ram your way through the pain You cannot wish away the sorrow Lord knows I’ve tried to slither, shed skin, and hide away the day Do you want to know a secret? The fucking hardcore pain, the really ugly…

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Moving on

Moving on

You are so much more than the scars on your wrists Or the ones on your back that no one sees, not even you You are a flower and you have been watered down And you have been stepped on The…

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Mother and Daughter

Mother and Daughter

Growing up in the South, she never felt she fit in, being way too serious and none too popular. She came north to be educated, and, leaning to the law, clerked for a federal judge and joined the Justice Department. Reared…

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Wildflowers

Wildflowers

The most painful heartbreak I have ever known has hidden itself under the guise of love; but between you and me, in reality, no one has ever broken my heart worse than I have. Every single scar on my body is…

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Tunnel of a Fat Woman

Tunnel of a Fat Woman

In my tunnel of a fat woman I only hear songs Do u really want to hurt me Do u really want to make me cry To be thin as a bird No extra fat, one can fly I would die…

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