Lost in the Vacuum

The twinkle in your eye The intonation of your voice All of it lost In the Vacuum The lie in your smile The truth in your tone Again, lost, To the Vacuum Don't leave me here Strange things happen here I am unguided, untethered Reckless, in the Vacuum Words Naked on a page Void of [...]

Extinguished

The echo of heat is all that remains Buried under aloof neglect The flame went out A great fire raged here Long ago Surrounded by trappings Sealed on all sides by expectations It suffocated Starkly refusing to acknowledge it's existence, It starved Red hot embers glowed Then, fuel met water Extinguishing what remained of possibility [...]