Piece of Me

Images and shapes sharpen into focus Then fade to blurs in the background Breath comes in puffs of smoke and steam A cacaphony of sound surrounds Disorienting and overwhelming Crashing all around Then you appear Manifested, as if from a dream Focus, Calm True An embrace A crime I breathe you in A scent so [...]

Dear Briar

My Dearest Briar, I send you happiest wishes for this new year. Being here, without you, has been difficult. Far more difficult than I could have ever imagined. It is in this - emptiness - that I have had the time to reflect. To make peace. To find strength. But there is nothing here. Nothing [...]

Dear Briar

Dear Briar, It's raining again today and it mirrors how my heart aches. I could not get you off my mind this weekend.  Nothing could distract me.  And I tried.  I really did.  I tried to watch television, to sleep.  I even tended the garden.  But you were there.  In everything. Every bloom, every character.  [...]

Mirage of You

Your voice The calm that quells the storms that rage   Your Touch The sensation that soothes my bristled skin   Your Presence The harmony in my soul that brings me peace   Your Taste Honeyed cherub lips and patchouli infused skin satiate me   Components of you made especially for me In your embrace I [...]