I should let you go... I sleep alone even when I sleep with you. I should let you go... but I probably won't. Serena opened her door and froze for a few minutes, trapped in the sunlight streaming in around his silhouette. Steve! "Steve?", she heard her voice croak. Saw herself move aside to let... Continue Reading →
My dad died when I was six. Well, six and a half; I was big on halves then. Anyway, he died. And whether as a result of too much TV or an already over-active imagination, I used to "see" him sometimes. Always at night. Always in dim-lit rooms. He would just stand there, half-smiling; male... Continue Reading →
I didn't use you You didn't use me. I used myself and you let me. I threw myself down your rabbit hole. And you, white rabbit, led me even deeper. The promise of sated curiosity always, just around the next corner. Now the strange creatures surround me. I must drink... Continue Reading →
Heart-wrenching. That's what they call this pain. Sobs wracking this tired body. Lungs forgetting to take air. Temperature -60°, yet 72° Error - system reset. All is well again. Until the next breath.
24-09-2011 I stand here before you All I ever owned flung at your feet. My eyes; your private peepshow into my soul. Look at me, before you. My present tied up in you. Life before you never existed; how could it have? This is me, before you. Stripped.... Continue Reading →
Aug/Sept 2011 My skin crawls my face falls my heart shrinks; You're at it again. Your voice unheard your tales unread the laughs unshared; You're at it again. Shame floods my being darkness veils my world doubts storm my heart; You're at it again. I beg and haggle coax and seduce; How... Continue Reading →
Intro: I recently wrote three separate poems, only to realize later that they were basically the same poem! Enjoy. 23-08-2011 I'm not a real girl; flighty, honest, lacking in womanly wiles. But I love like a woman. Fiercely, sacrificially, open, fragile. Jealously, possessively, Make me your all and only. Pushing... Continue Reading →