Please don’t be like lightning You came by so quickly, so intense, and so bright But, I’m afraid: just as fast as you came, you will go And, there, you will leave me in the darkness.
9.10.15: It seems I’m filling a void of hunger. With whip creme and iced speckles of caramel. With a lover’s kiss and tainted lips. With a friend’s laughter. and only is it bearable. With horror flicks and corny scripts. With morning asanas, and I’m only a bit stable. I don’t think it’ll end. I think [...]
Poetry Challenge VI You cleaved them from the stem and tied them at the end with my velvet red ribbon. You formed a bow then hung them above my throw. So, before I sleep I find words of yours I wish to keep but, before I am taken I realize I am vacant. With your [...]
Poetry Challenge V Homemade tortillas. Warm. Buttery. Filling. I miss them. Just as much as I miss the way I used to feel: Warm. Buttery. Filling. Loved.
Poetry Challenge VI Like the ragweed, I’m torn from the ground and thrown aside.
Poetry Challenge III Summer rain reminds me of winter evenings, and there my happiness lies.
Poetry Challenge III I often find myself running in circles Exhausting the path; ragged and worn out heels. I’ve been trapped in a water wheel: I can’t seem to get past this hurdle Underwater: spinning and repeating I’m wandering. But, where am I going?
Summer Poetry Challenge II Like the sunflowers down by the sewage drains, I have grown tall enough to reach beyond my constraints. And the wind who sows my seeds, my silent friend, precedes and leads me to paint the earth with my kisses of the sun. I am bright and wild that none can shun, [...]
Summer Poetry Challenge I I once found solace in my own company; it was time that I took to look around me and breathe; I never thought myself lonely. Now, I escape my own reflection. Every minute I drown myself with you; Every touch, every kiss - your affection is only a drug to my [...]
I’m suffocating in my room. And, salty tears crawl out my pores. The impression in my bed is damp, and yet, I stay where I am to write this down.