last night, you came to me “omo mi”, my son, you whispered enough force to break the dam that contained my sorrows the tears rushed forward and took me captive. between the onslaught of tears and remembering, i lost my fear. now i know where to find you. Advertisements
the silence stretches, hours have turned to days. dreamscapes doting skylines slowly crystallizes. clarity cracks loudly. trickling tears trail truth reiterated. reality – soft snow showers – becomes a blizzard breaking bodies broken by love’s loss.
(For Laura) Never trust a smile That little line Curving upwards, Lifting your spirit; That half-moon promising Light for your dark Nights Don’t you know that a smile Is the deadliest weapon Of the wily? That It sneaks up On you, and beguiles Enchants and then Sinks its fangs into your Heart, and lyses Your […]
sometimes dreams die. i hold it in my arms feel the thready heart beats slowing; feel my heart beat cease. what do you do with a dead dream? how do you bury with your hands what they have wrapped around protectively? how do you say goodbye, before you’ve had the chance to say hello? today […]
my head is full and heavy. like my brain is drowning in water while running from crocodiles whose jaws snap, sending ripples through my interstitial fluids. my brain is a bar filled with drunken raucous men or a market square at noon drowning in voices. behind my closed eyes is a country at war knowing […]