Your heartbeat pulses against your grace filled throat as a lamb lined up in a row when the spring wind is blood scented and flowers are faint–mild, bee thrummed, delicate beneath the harsh metallic flavor that makes your mind swirl with fear.
Your lissome femininity never so admirable and desirable as now: your arteries tumescent and turbulent unto each oxygen rich tributary that floods your roseate flesh with an inviolate yes.
I love you Eurydice… memorably dying beneath a harsh summer sun after the unnamed serpent’s acerbic poison seeped mercury-quick into your blue veins and when the moon rose over Thrace, your last tears dried on your cheeks –dew that evaporates from petals once pink and red and now pale– I found you there in the underworld and sang for beauty’s release, sang for your salvation…
But that’s all a painful memory like the knife sharp scent of my blood troublesome it lay ripe upon this air that turns steadily warm and fair as the equinox soon returns.
i'm a 42 year old writer and have spent the last two decades sifting through books in a variety of libraries all across the southern United States while writing poems, stories and novels and am only now standing at that precipice where i'm willing to share my work with the world. my single greatest fear with regard to writing is that what i've penned would waste someone's precious time.
I dwell in a hut, down, under the shade of that tree, You stay in a nest, up, on the branch of that same tree Thinking thoughtfully over thoughts – a while; See every reason to Believe and reveal…., Dear
One time above a little shop, An old greengrocer climbed on top, Despite himself he could not stop, The world had changed forever. The fruit of that old grocers loins, Became obsessed with notes and coins, She knew the club
Strangers from incident, lies for distance, pitfalls of living infrequent, Rushes of sympathy pass over like fever sweat. In concurrent motion the wolves swarm on the lifeless carcass. Impending emotions fill the hole in my stomach, my chest continues to
They hold each others’ hands Walking down the lane Their hearts beating with praise Was it the season of rain? The water begins to pour In the silent night The boy appeals for a dance, in the starlight Hands held