Category: Poetry

Narcissus – A Poem – Day 7

  I am here beneath your skin waiting for my heart to beat,   drunk on words spun by your fingers; deadly, dark and sweet.   The light that pounds away the sun, it flickers from my screens,   And I am lost And I am found And I am in between   There is…
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Secret Admirer – A Song

Sometimes I hear a song that makes me wonder how you’d dance. Would you smile or laugh or sing it in a drunken trance? Does you heart beat fast against a girl who looks like me? Do you dare when you’re alone to touch those ancient memories? There are secrets that I keep for both…
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Chocolate Cake and Peaches: A Poem

I lie on the grass, stomach full and look at the wide expanse of white cloud-ocean that illuminates the backdrop. My daughter is in close-up, peach ripe smell drips from her face and down her arm in glittering trails of sunlight. She drops the pit to my hand and gives me a wary glare: do…
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Midnight – A Poem

I am awake at midnight. This is not right. I blew my nose and snot came out of my eye. That was even wronger. Still, it is good to be aliveyoungsmartstablehealthyfriendlyhappyfunnysillysexylovedlovingmothersisterdaughterwifegentlecrazyunstable absoluteblessedthinshortcrookedtakenoprisoners Willow And I am happy that I get to wake up tomorrow to her. That feels very right. To lay her demons down…
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