Polychromatic

  She is the languid dreams Of the dozing duskywing She is the sweet relief Felt in the consummation Of a late night breeze She is love’s ledgers Tethered like feathers To cascades of heather Kept in the velvet sleeves Of Valentines She is the string tied to finger She is the binding She is […]

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once

I was born, once  and with my first non-amniotic breath I synthesized with the skies  I became the oxygen in my lungs each gasp unconditionally coalescing a girl, a graceful gravitation on that day I became the very air felt by all, seen by none  traveling impulsively to ill advised heights  carrying away my lovers […]

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beloved

be still, beloved you, who beguiled with innate ennui a damsel diminished, as a minor cord you, who bequeathed absent turmoil with tenderness, mercy euthanasia to a cornered vixen you, who baptized debauchery instinctively, carving your initials on delicate branches, of genetic code hostile fugue flirtations, indelibly so you, who brutalized a butterfly with clandestine pheromones […]

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Leaving.

the wolf won’t allow leaving in this pack / he is / the alpha there is / no amnesty / for mutiny’s pins me down  / by the  / scruff of my neck the punishment is unrelenting — the bear won’t protest leaving in this den / he has / no authority there is / […]

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