CLOSURE

I reopened old wounds today Sitting right across from you I think after all this time there is still a price to pay Sitting in the silence through and through Going through a box of memories I shouldn’t have opened SIGHT The sunlight draws a little halo around your hair It was a day like […]

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Insecure

The gargoyles speak with harsh clipped tones in my head Sometimes I just want a little bit But I fuck up and go all the way Deliberate mistakes Character flaws Sometimes I box myself in Turtle in my shell I win But is that true victory? I’m scared There are things I cannot lose So […]

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Empathy

The pain I feel Because I never want you to feel the Pain I feel You feel the pain I never want you to feel the pain I Feel because You feel Pain The joy that I share with you because You feel joy And so I Feel Joy The joy that you feel because […]

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Killing the Night Owl

You come on cloud tufted wings Head turned almost all the way round; an incomplete clockwork Anti retrograde Your large eyes are agog Reflecting the light not seen by those who have long given in to sleep You come on cloud tufted wings Soaring among rats Scouring for mice Sometimes a screech gives you away […]

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2011

I’m in Marvin’s room Sitting by the ‘phone Just staring at them blowing a ‘shroom The click of the keyring before the dial tone Rings loudly The phone I pick it up Cradling my cup set full of Rosé “Talk to me Please say something” She breathes on the other side of the line “I […]

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Contraception

We are hedonists all the time Indulging in the pleasures we have not worked for We spend long hours in a drunken state of self But we don’t want the sickly hangover that comes after We revel in the joy of youth Bathing in its elixir But we don’t want the pain that comes with […]

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