So many girls get trapped by that bitch called Media and her virtual cage. Her spider web of filters latch on filtering out flaws and...
I sit alone in my bedroom you sit alone on the couch. You go to work I stay home. You never call. I never text. Our wedding portrait is on...
the postman may always ring twice for Lana Turner
but not for me
in that sacred space created
a beauty of mind
Five long, sticky and clinging thin, thinner, thinnest: numbering. One small and short, a stubble amongst the firs on her palm, the rest...
Redemption was in order, but his sins outweighed her ability to forgive. Two friends, turned strangers, once lovers, now hardly knew each...
It was the first time you didn’t fall for my smile, the one you realized wasn’t real. You took me home and tugged me in, You kissed...
I always left feeling less of myself,
like I had left little bits of me with her
and I started to wonder what she did with them,
Is key willful to believe sounds silly Statistics are all surreal in a sense 2nd Most Static Civil Caste System Britain is 1st we Better...
I wish I could get rid of the taste, it is metallic and poisonous, like burnt pious self-righteousness, unpalatable. I want to wash and...
I met a woman who told me the creases in my hand held no hope for children or a life-long love. I wondered if the word alone tasted in her...
I’m the archivist of my mind
But I lack the proper training to keep a clean house
I see a corridor and I see it with all its edges. I throw a burning ember on the wooden floor and the mustard wallpaper suddenly shudders;...
Five-year gap It could have been ten, I was so young then Just sixteen, you were just ‘old’ Policing my youth, like you always knew...
until you splintered under my skin,
and the blood rushed to fight infection,
I like to read books
and watch the sunset
pull dirt out of sentences.
I was always choosing between a relationship and my cherished
and essential alonement
my connection to Self
denied for dozens of...
Words fly on the midnight sparks
They land sideways burning our dust
I stand on the edge, my breath a stream
My step a noose, a lonely...
However clear, it is
always unclear to hit the
mark of unquestioning
compatibility that will
some day make history
in the circle...
The town was Show Low
named for a poker hand
way up in the White Mountains
of wild western Arizona
how very ironic
we met in a poker...
there is so much beauty and so little time
which makes me tearfully treasure the breath of life
and your sun kissed shoulders and...
This is my muted voice. This is a language of my own choosing. The kind that pulls me away from people and erects walls in the vacuum of...
Turning in on itself,
turning out reflecting images of men,
transforming into disgust.
As a small child, I tentatively
reached my feet toward the floor
apprehensive of the crevice,
the mere inches
where darkness bleeds...
When the silence starts to scream,
when the pain starts to demand,
I search for a crowd,
one that can distract the deafening silence.
I touched upon my entire anatomy of silver ribbons and glittering intentions and deep black tar of unidentifiable insecurity without first...
He smiles, kissing her many scars, dark eyes paying them homage. Making different
memories, she prays for acceptance. That she will not...