Dessicated

Dessicated

Those words I never said Like circling vultures In carrion waves of grain Blackened by decay Clouding my addled mind With so many regrets Pregnant pauses heavy These unspoken sighs Wasted in daylight In twisted shadows That obscure the truth It shrivels in my soul Gasping for satisfaction Finding silence instead Where words used to … Continue reading

Mirror Twin

Mirror Twin

Mirror twin reaching out To make me his own Glass polished clean Reflection unimpressed By keen posturing Or incidental steam Moving when I do But trapped by circumstance Like so much molasses Thick and viscous Though it looks so plain Obvious like snow In the middle of winter I smile and he smiles back But … Continue reading

Misplaced Grace

Misplaced Grace

This lingering gaze While toes curl And fires glisten Way down deep inside Makes me shudder Deep, knees weak You stare back Intensely real Painfully aware Of this strained silence Masked in entendre Clouded in desire Personally human Like spinning plates Before they fall You wrest my attention This fair focus Misted in lust Shackled … Continue reading

Paramour

Paramour

You kiss me back to life With your everlasting breath Foggy and indistinct Yet perfectly pure This conscious need A scintillating exchange Of undeniable heat Burning me clean When I wanted more Your scent overwhelming Your taste tantalizing But only for a moment This complicated dance When you never let me lead This pulling away … Continue reading

Salome

Salome

She only speaks in riddles Fractious like the dawn When it comes way too soon Then fades into day Trivialized by a nature As cunning as the fall When it shifts into winter Shadowed and ashamed Haunted by complexity And this feathered life This loquacious nothing Streaming from her lips Such traditional longing Couched in … Continue reading