And she is safe.

He calls her luminescent Incandescent, extraordinary. She isn’t sure that he hasn’t swallowed a thesaurus, He isn’t usually this verbose, after all, He laughingly nudges her chin, “fireworks”, he whispers, “Embodiment of youth”, lightning fingers tracing across her thighs She shudders. She spends the next five years searching Searching for that incandescent smile, Practiced fingers […]

Grandma grandma, why are your teeth so big?

Strange Iron fascination Wrought silver Wreaths Wraiths Writhes Withering. Sum odd years Fleeting chemistry Alchemic equations Lightning rods Fascinating Emulating Indifferent. Immobile Amber eyes Ember salves Tinder selves Absence Essence Abstract. Word art In formation Information Strangely insignificant In significance Tender lambs Slaughtering wolves.   They say little girls grow up too soon on fairytales […]

Cigarette Burns.

I lit my first cigarette at 17 Back lit by a Swiss playground Inhaled to quell the boredom. The lighter flickered in the damp air, Unsure fingers experimenting with Vague impressions, channeling James Dean, Norma Jean, Bukowski, Nicotine tendrils that curled around Caressing my faded grey hoodie I tried my first drag, burning Couldn’t inhale. […]

Through the Tiffany Window.

His words fell into and outside of me, Some fey wander I put blanket terms over charming boys Faded into the background Her glamour is made up eyes Black and glossy Hepburn I wanted to tell him why breakfast at tiffanys Brought flutters to my fledgling heart Why my whiskey soul thirsted Dying embers yearning. […]

for the one i stopped writing for.

My fingers trail after the ghost of you Memory pretty boy with your pretty words Spinning beautiful mindscapes in my universe. I want to breath you in All the intricacies that make you human And inhale your hurt, that I may unburden your being. Pretty xylophone magic that ignites A joy that almost aches Because […]