Oxygen

Oxygen

The physical connection Unbroken as such Fluid like water Sitting in my hand This pressure light Filling my soul Breathing in me Like oxygen I smell her skin That sweet essence Touching mine Intricate and bold Fingers laced As if in prayer Breathing her in Like oxygen.

Warm Blood

Warm Blood

Blood runs warm Through sinew and bone On its slow way To finding a home Diversionary paths Twisting in their strain Reaching for saving grace In obscurity It pools, congealing When it touches down Settling cold as ice In stunning veins Like sketches Those stark blue lines The sweet relief Of a destination Long since … Continue reading

Less I Needed

Less I Needed

The less I needed The more you gave And left me crying This tender love Fashioned by time Left to lie By the candle That burned brightest Before flickering out Heedlessly gone Before it began And the fragrance of it Assaulted the senses Like a daydream Carved in stone This starving need Obliquely naked Embarrassingly … Continue reading

Liquid

Liquid

Words come unbidden Like waterfalls Cascading down Tendrils snaking Into the shallows Sifting the shifting sands Stirring them smooth Soft as straight lines Irony in their edges Twisting together In episodic phrases Washed clean Hung out to dry Where others come to stare To suss out meaning Where none exists Conscious judges With fairy tale … Continue reading

Enter Night

Enter Night

The night is young Like a suckling child Content in mother’s arms Cherub-kissed This flight of fancy Black like tar Rising on the air And settling The night leaves me Breathless in my rush As tangible as skin Dancing under hands Rough and careworn This collective sigh A rustling of sheets Cool and dry The … Continue reading