Razor Sharp

Razor Sharp

The knife cuts deep In ragged crisscross lines Lacerating my soul Double-edged misery Pressed firmly down Between white pages As the crimson spreads In a pulsing wave Like my broken heart Bleeding out Under the winter sun So cold and still Like polished steel Glistening silver Trained to wound In capable hands Bereft of human … Continue reading

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