A City That Melts Under the Sun

The sun carries Heat like the waves Carry light In small spectacles That override our Senses With glittering Vistas That speak of Someplace Where Maybe, We can be whole. I found you, A long time ago On the side of a Road with No name With bushes I was told Never to Disturb They wereContinue reading “A City That Melts Under the Sun”

I Adore You

I watch from an old stone bridgeWaiting where the sun shinesTo see if this time the heatBetraysThat my eyes look for youYou leave andI know you will come backYou leave andI can’t wait to seeYouThis is a summer of loveI’ve never quite had onelike thisAll sweet kisses, and conversationsAnd needing to letyou receive my strangeContinue reading “I Adore You”

Every Day

Do not waste a breakdown She says Through pages that never Called to me before For weeks I have been breaking down Transforming Painfully Into something new Being both born And the one giving birth Being both killed And the one delivering death I am Changing And Mourning This life I haven’t Started yet ButContinue reading “Every Day”

Secure

I sometimesWatch the light fadeFrom streetlightsThat woke just8 hours agoAnd I wonderIf we built machinesBecause weNeeded to knowWe could make somethingControllableAnd somethingThat could be fixedAnd something thatNever need dieSo we could liftThe light in lifeAnd never letDarkness overrideOur sense ofEver-beingnessButI think it backfiredWhen we added anOn switchWe never let ourselvesOr our machines restAnd we stumbleIContinue reading “Secure”

#songswithoutmusic; Like a dream

In my mindThere’s a storyRunning slowlyLike a dreamI can’t Get out so easilyIt hurtsI knowIt hurts you tooIt sounds Like a fire alarmThat won’t stopScreamingLook here at the pastStay where they toldYou to beI watchThe stars fallAnd it’s alreadyDecember babyI fallWith the leavesSlowly intoMy dreamsIt sounds like a fire alarmThat won’t stop sayingHereStay here, you’veContinue reading “#songswithoutmusic; Like a dream”

#songswithoutmusic; Hungry for us

It’s okay to be hungryYou say that you hurt meWhen you opened yourMouth and let her inIt’s okay to want meWhen you’ve made another Choice, our heartsAre beating without aVoiceto pain we couldn’tname I knew you onceAnd ILoved you twiceAnd I Hate thinking ofyou now I loved you alwaysAnd IKnew you thenAnd IHate thinking ofyouContinue reading “#songswithoutmusic; Hungry for us”

Encounter by Czeslaw Milosz

We were riding through frozen fields in a wagon at dawn.A red wing rose in the darkness. And suddenly a hare ran across the road.One of us pointed to it with his hand. That was long ago. Today neither of them is alive,Not the hare, nor the man who made the gesture. O my love,Continue reading “Encounter by Czeslaw Milosz”

#29 healing poetry; starlight steeped souls

I fall asleepto the moontide,noontide, after-in-between darkthat I thought smelledonly of the spaces between yourlegsI tasted the dawn, brieflybefore skipping to the nexttown for coffeeand I held his handfor a moment – his soulthe water stills at timesWhere you least expect toSee the reflection of theWorld as something beautifulBut there you stoodSlightly unsure, totally misjudgedInContinue reading “#29 healing poetry; starlight steeped souls”

A Type of Wisdom, Maybe

Fascination seems to me a typeof Wisdom.Lost in the awe and maybethe wonderof Ordinary thingsLike how she singsintheShower.I hang the clothes outto dryin airthat shouldn’t be thereAccordingtoRationalityI shouldprobably digest the requestto lock my soul upand guesswhether he wants my tongue on his dickor myassIt’s an ordinarysortof wonderat the strange ways we twistactions and behaviorsinto mindsintoContinue reading “A Type of Wisdom, Maybe”