Of Remnants

I don’t need a reason For I am a season I bring showers so there’s flowers in May I cower at nothing in the realm of decay I marvel at the ineptitude of contempt I exempt myself from the polemics of remnants I acquire fuel for the fire in the cull of the quiet I […]

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Winter in August (the deep malaise)

in the deep malaise of the day to day we ceased seeking the ethos of Eros anesthetized by the passage of time avarice withered with atrophy resembling the gradual annihilation of wildflowers in October wounded in imperceptible increments we laid in trenches that we carved into labyrinthine canyons of unfolded laundry and there is where […]

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eclipse

a love like a dying sun  salvaged in the final hour in an eclipse of lips the dissident tides synchronized the dour shores reformed with merciful concord  a tarnished compass  unanimously restored a love drunk sunrise ascending a lonesome river amending as the sediments commence ending prolonged torment there was rapture  in the adaptations there […]

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a lesson in forgiveness

I forgive you, darling. I forgive you, in spite of. I forgive you, for all of it. I forgive you, for the arrogance. I forgive you, for your cowardice. I forgive you, for the emptiness. I forgive you, for your two handsome faces. I forgive you, for the ugliness behind them. I forgive you, for […]

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in spite of myself

in the midst of a terrible drought when all things seemed to wither in a sort of woeful unison I became fertile and impenetrable in spite of myself on the Achilles heel of strife where vitriol seemed to tether in a sort of malignant belonging I became immune and dauntless in spite of myself at […]

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Amnesty

he came to realize she’d been leaving tiny pieces of her heart behind for someone else to find  a thinly veiled S.O.S an emotional bread crumb trail his absence the inspiration for her dalliance the flirtation and the fallacy in truth she deserved no amnesty painted in the red hot pain of his gaze exposed and […]

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