Remember to breathe She says at midnight Wrapped up in my robe All chiffon-covered Sparkling like stars I watch her lips move But they make no sound Testing my resolve My breath is shallow Like silent waves Coming in to shore As she smiles my way Defeating the purpose Like rain in winter Steam rising … Continue reading
I never really knew you Few ever truly do And the time we spent between The two extremes were more than few The fragments put together Drew me in more than ever While you stood in fair repose Velvet hand on silent trigger Golden bullet in your gun You said there was only one Because … Continue reading
A sound Whisper soft Tickling your ear Saying hello In a gentle tone Meant to impress But oh so subtle Almost missed Featherlight Lost in shadow Where there’s love And innocence In that kiss Of lips on skin A secret Like musical notes Sweet undertones Sliding beneath But emerging With a sigh.
One million seconds Turn into forever Laid end to end Wrapping back around A quaint portico Designed to delight An eternity of sighs Pointed, yet demure Silent markers of time Packed like snow And the breath of life Studiously exhaled A portrait so still Music without voice At low volume Underneath it all Time shifting … Continue reading
I’ve seen this before The ladies dancing On feet as light as air Gentlemen bowing low Fair fancy, fancy fair In brushstrokes thick On canvases bright Bereft of comedy To be displayed tonight I have those dancing shoes All neatly tucked away For reasons unknown And that is where they’ll stay For ladies to arrive … Continue reading
I love and hate Just like you Living my fake life Held in esteem Trained to win Just like you Slave to rhythm Married to change Foolishly numb Just like you One at a time Walking my way Left before right Just like you We live and die Separated into lines Like marching ants Crying … Continue reading