Maps

Following the maps long written in my head Through awkward phases and troubled youth Sinking ships with former loves houses built on sand ________ Come to me in whispers with fingers entwined secrets shared and kept in pillow sheets. Connecting dots porcelain constellations painted on flesh ________ We’ve come so far now I can see […]

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A Delicate Midnight

Places in my mind I routinely go bathed in nerves and moonlight my breath held in midnight exchanges ________ Can I keep you? concealed in a song a moment solidified wide eyed and wanting like a photograph, framed a memento of lost youth ________ Can I keep you? under that full moon despite the moment […]

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Sideways

I’ve never seen this side of you sideways from this angle you appear aglow and unbridled ________ No longer a person but a defined destination sideways whispers stirring and unabridged ________ Through shadows and moonbeams your gaze never fails me I’ve never seen such color telling and unclouded ________ Your hand meets my waist through […]

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Behind Closed Lips

There, the music absorbing into my frame and it’s starting to swell ________ It’s  there there, on the tip of my tongue and it’s starting to spill ________ There’s a weight in the accuracy of the fantasy and it’s starting to multiply ________ There, now magnified the secrets echoed behind closed lips and it’s starting […]

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To Dance With Angel’s Wings

She donned her shoes with grace spinning ballerina a child’s face Her voice, an echo of her mother’s sixteen and silent ________ Floating in song we watched her dance The calming effect after a storm Holding her back we tied her wings in vain ________ Face of an angel left in the wreckage sweet sorrows, […]

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Quixotic Notions

No longer bound by clandestine worship you were a love lived aloud, unafraid ________ You taught the writer the meaning of quixotic you became lines of a song, and tender phrases ________ Sheer vulnerable embrace beckoned forth, a sea of change Where earth and sea collide a love imagined and then defined *Photo by Moises […]

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