Is there one moment, one singular, clarifying flash out of the millions I’ve lived in this intricate, perplexing life when I realized I owned my desire? There is, and it was transcendent. We are minds in a suit of skin, renting homes, not of our own choosing. From a muffled peace thrust into a terrifying […]Read More I Weep With Discovery
He smiles, kissing her many scars, dark eyes paying them homage. Making different
memories, she prays for acceptance. That she will not just get through it, but allow
him into her soul.
It’s not about me, or him, or us. It’s not about shedding the skins of blame or dusting the detritus of what little clarity remains. It’s about the energy surrounding us, undulating in circular waves and unseen, infinite patterns.Read More Elements on Fire
Shame thought she was my friend, keeping me safe in silence, cocooned in the quiet knowledge of shared secrets. She didn’t mean to make me feel bad, or dirty, or used. She only wanted to protect me from humiliation, never realizing how keeping me alone created even more terror.Read More Green Eyes
I don’t want your noise
your patronizing cuts
your hands that touch me without feeling
your eyes that don’t see
your ears that don’t hear
your mouth that interrupts
your arms that don’t fold me in
I can’t find my breath
Searching for the pull of his light
To bring me home.