Seeing in the dark

Draw the curtains on your shadow full and dense give me. black out. blinds and velvet shades – your greyest greys turn off the lights in the middle of the day give me. darkness. that I can see and touch with charcoal gloves I draw my name But I see the outlines of your soul […]

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Touch

In your empty room my fingers touch your silence put their ears to your mysteries, and listen to the histories like potent dust they gently touch and trace the lines within In your open palm my fingers read each page of you, your memories like they’re written in the braille of scar tissue I walk […]

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Soft landing

I am falling or maybe I have fallen in four letter words like your arms I am crashing or maybe I have crashed my tempest onto your shores where I’m finding I have found that you love the feel of my waves I have fallen and you are my soft landing

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Obvious in the forest

The forest sees me, how I look at it’s empty spaces in the clearings I’m sure I hear it’s breath quicken like wind through lace Or is that my own? Needily the forest thinks I made a bed for us from pine needles, and felt the imprints on our skin within my mind – I […]

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Lost for words

My words are hungry, a little starving even for the oxygen you give their flame to sigh their syllables in velvety ways worthy enough to wrap themselves in your magnificence My words crave the descriptive ecstasy of you just like my fingertips do My heart is full but somehow it lost my words My words, […]

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Takes two

you undress the metaphor of me like i am your poem and you are the eyes within my storm, you read me like you wrote me yourself slowly and swiftly, you run your mind along the contours of my words and find me between the lines You divine the depths of me and the paralells […]

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Unravel

hold me as i pirouette my secrets in your palms around my waist let me be your dream Odette as I unravel and unlace from this chiffon that binds me like a swan that can’t escape this lake of tears on which I dance in endless turns i find the falls in which I fear […]

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Press pause on time

Wait here a minute, hold the hands of the clock while I try to find the words to say to you press pause on the hourglass hold its waist, slow down the sand while I try to speak in measured portions – I need you to understand why these bite-sized indents stain my lips as […]

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Under and over

From under I watch the waves of your breath as they roll with the tide of your thoughts into my shoulders they crash thirsty shores like a drink while the beach of your mind, gently washes your driftwood wishes into sea that you find is my skin shipwrecked in dunes you listen to sounds in […]

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