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 [...]
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I'm bringing sexy back... Much to my family's chagrin.
Hi Everyone! I am so grateful for your support over the years, especially when I decided to venture into poetry. I would like to take this opportunity to share some news. I have created an extension of this site over on Anchor.fm. I will be recording some of the poetry I have published here and [...]
The way you hold me Skin pressed to mine Breath, hot on my neck Lips sear my restless flesh Fingertips, slick with sweat, Trace tributaries along the crests and valleys of my territory Settled, curled next to one another Never before and never again to feel this way A blink of an eye; A foolish [...]
Celestial bodies Brilliant, solitary masses grace us Together in a great coordinated dance Pause, for but a moment, in their heavenly waltz Awed, the world holds its collective breath Their convergence marks the birth of Kings and Queens Pay close attention Do not glance away Their sacred dance, a sight imprinted upon your very souls [...]
Moments - caught in time Momentous, mundane Precious. Abiding. Now that time has passed And as only the wisdom of age allows, Examine what has transpired. Do it with new eyes Fresh Eyes Blessed with humility, purity and tenderness Time gives the gift of perspective Patience Understanding, Sadness and Remorse Who can you tell? The [...]
At once soft and brash At once complete and wanting At once fulfilled and desperate At once warm and stone At once fluid and unyielding At once bonded and separate At once mine and not Ours is at once A perfect, imperfect union Forgiving and contrarian With you, Love cannot come without sorrow And for [...]
What remains at the end of the day is all that defines us. Nothing. There is an empty space where we used to be. It cannot be said that I did not try. Though I am sure there are those who would claim I didn’t, Where is the lie? I did what I thought had [...]
Raging rivers flow through me Threatening to tear me apart I trust in but one thing to thwart that which would consume me Only you can quell the battle within With arms wrapped tight around me Waves crash upon the rocky shore I know I am safe And soon, like the passing of millennia [...]