my love is a burning building

with no fire escapes

fed by breath, starved by abandon

our mouths fall together

and ignite

but, oh, this oxidation is toxic

you fuel the blaze

and I smolder

behind closed doors

a combustible combination

lethal longings

you and I



— a.duncan 2016


(the musical and movement inspiration for this piece)






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Amor et melle et felle est fecundissimus || Love is rich with both honey and venom

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