Things aren’t always simple

I told him I could live without the stars inside my eyes Without him here beside me I would survive the rise of the tide   He warned me he’d be enveloped By the thrashing of the sea That losing me Would be the end of all light to be seen   I could see…

November 9th

I left my love in California Behind his chain link fence & sad, sad eyes I promised I’d be back But you can’t fool those who can’t be surprised   I knew I’d have to leave my love in California So I crawled between doors in  a dark house at night Hopped the first bus…

November 2nd

You say you love me, like I’m a temple and you believe Like an oasis in the desert Like the words I speak are holy, & I speak in novels  with my tongue   You look at me with diamonds in your eyes  & a magnet in your heart   Reaching & stretching with your…

Following you down

Getting lost in the ghost in your eye That white specter surrounded by darkness Turning away shyly or sadly perhaps Following in, down the tunnel To somewhere closer to your heart   (October 31rst 2016)

Why did you dive off the cliff

I wish I knew what you think when you look at me with your star-filled eyes Paralyzed By some mysterious ghost of a shadow within me I can’t see What you think you detect in my personality   Standing there or running over Tackling me with excitement I wish I could read the thoughts that…

Feathers caressing my neck

I wish I knew what I was feeling instead of sinking in oceans of blue and ribbons of indigo Reaching feathers caressing my neck I’m afraid To touch you To break you To feel your arms around me like glass Too easily shattered I’m afraid To taste the redness of passion on your lips And…

Until all I can feel is you

But then somehow, When I see you, That all changes   Don’t get ahead of yourself I’m far from being head over heels What I mean is   You’re an ocean When I only asked for a drop You’re a cliff When all I asked for was a step You’re the sun When I only…