This Leaky Boat

compliments from lying lips were likerain thar pelted and puffedthe once dried crumbs left of the relationship.problem was; she wasnt hungrynor could stomachthat regular bread, after findingtoo many holes in his threadand being some subjector some objecthe declared to be the only one who knew how to singularlyand explicitly explain her to othersto define her … Continue reading This Leaky Boat

Wild Things

I have taken in wild things before Some fell into my care; all fell unexpectedly there A broken thing ; a weakened one All alone baking in the sun Shrinking wide eyed  into the calling earth I could not walk on and go beyond their pain their need their fear And still respect my every … Continue reading Wild Things

Hearts and Parts

Prominently Your melancholy heart laid dripping though pulsing stillas you painted the pain stainingyour steps taken in Breath given under bloodied lipsyour pain apparent of This body broken under darkened weightsof punches taken And those given (either recklessly or unceremoniously dealt)promising welts at that time and maybe sinceenough to make you wince*I challenge* That your … Continue reading Hearts and Parts

Not Forgotten

Everyday that you thoughtThat I had forgotten youI instead was WithdrawnWithin walls and work and motherhoodSending out what I needed also Being what I couldHidden through hooded viewas scornfull remains of some other day(s) werekept by another for rebirthing;a projectingDefining meAnd All of them tasting and twisting with repulsionThat taste that [finally!] ends in this/my melancholic but … Continue reading Not Forgotten

Blessings To All, However You Grieve

To the quieter onesWhose sobbing is withinBehind things and what has beenMay you find comfort in chosen sanctuary, As the absence of your lightsgives notice andCasts the longest shadowsIn these our living rooms...Blessings to all, however you grieve.To the humorous and awkwardWhose grieving pulls at their centerAnd sometimes knocks another off their own...May you share your … Continue reading Blessings To All, However You Grieve