Saturated

Saturated

I turned away to cry These promises broken Like so many shards Aimless in their scattering Hopeless in disarray Trust as currency Worthless as dust Blowing in the wind My tears drying hard Against the cold chill Wasted over you Or the idea of you A feigning of sorts So perfectly acted These promises buried … Continue reading

Barely Breathing

Barely Breathing

I almost lost myself When the darkness sunk in Like Mississippi mud Blackening my sky When it had gotten light And these footprints deep Entrenched in love But still forgotten Because this is fear Quivering in the night Dull like a knife Next to a whetstone I see it from a distance This conscious need … Continue reading

Scars

Scars

These wounds never heal This conscious decision Slices like a knife With rigid edges Carved into my soul The price of ecstasy Of one moment in time Stretching for eternity As taut as a string Pulled tight across veins Pale white like bone Scarlet red in relief These shadowed scars Still bleeding This blinding disguise … Continue reading

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