I became aware of a pain / festering somewhere within me / he felt my body shiver / squeezed me against his heartbeat / until I fell back asleep / dreamed of all the bugs / exploding guts on car windshields / short lived and irrelevant / where do they go after that high-impact? / […]
you told me once, your favorite flower: lily, any variety, they are all so pretty or so you said, leading me through darkness to your bed I followed, oh so willing to be your reality you lean in to kiss me and suddenly, the presence of others is suffocating figures of shadow-others crowding, mourners at […]
for a challenge, this six year prescription, not addiction a challenge: quit coffee no withdrawal symptoms (lasted two days the savory scent got to me hooks in my nostrils till café con leche spilled down my open throat) i quit you for good reasons, too affliction, confliction, restriction– not addiction love […]
I’m going through a phase.