Our bodies dancing along the orange jasmine leaves In the soft spring showers. Molecular attraction plus surface tension Beads our hearts together In some new splendid invention. This love weighs a little more than a feather – Anubis sees right through us – The heavier our mass the further it slides us Down the valleyedContinue reading “I Wish To Rise Like The Rain”
You held me Out digging for fireweed Buckteeth blooming with buckwheat Pastoral fiction Ranch dressing, flannel heading Blue jeans giddying up Belt straining Your knees were dirty You told me you’d been praying Feeding licorice to horses Mixed with medicine Remember me when I was him Or when the sea salt stained my chin Vol-au-ventsContinue reading “Crumbs”
I love you but could these wings fly?Freshly plucked, flesh dry and petrifiedThe sky is burnt marshmallowAnd the southerly blows hard against the swallows Fighting stance looks oddlyLike a mating dance Less than wholeWholy emptyArms are limpShoulders plenty Priceless painStrategic folds of brainOrigami avoidanceI crane my neck to dodgeThe oncoming thesauraus Trauma euphemismsBuild distance fromContinue reading “Plucked”
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