w.O.W – without Wonder

I have needed to write for some time. I have needed to cleanse with a pen this pain that hangs around my neck like a golden-plated noose. My toenails chip away from the concrete as I deplete my mental reserves. Blended into monotony. Scrapping the earth desperately wanting to be rooted. My vision, Planted on […]

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Pickles

You heard the struggle in my wrist as I tried to open the jar of secrets that you so desperately needed to hear. Reflections of silence echoing off my tin plated chandelier.

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Paradroid

I am stuck in this shell that is made of many metals. Surveying the landscape, Looking for other metals to put onto the metals that have been there for years. But every metal I find is of an origin that I do not know. And then it causes me to wonder. Do I even know […]

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Un-trending

Don’t let this be a trend. Or a good book that we open and never read the end. Don’t let this be a good movie that remains unplayed After we paid money to watch it. I want this to breathe infinitely. Into the coils of our children. I want it to strangle them until they’re […]

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Tarnished

There is a clock on the back of his hand. Ticking constantly. As time is known to do. The seconds clicking over his skin. Leaving cuts that will never heal. Permanent reminders of every misstep. Minutes slowly dragging, edging deeper. Slicing over scabs and dried blood. Deep thunderous knocking that rattles knuckles. The gears twisting […]

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Dear Breath of Fresh Air

I will say this to you plainly. You are someone that I admire. From your soft feet to your perfectly “managed” head of hair. From your deep contemplation to your to your laughter induced conversations. You are calming. An ocean breeze that gently nuzzles my leaves. Your smile is a prism of happiness that I […]

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Dense Love

I seek a love that that is dense, Growing in every direction. Infecting rainbows that show themselves after rainy days. I want to make time from scratch. From photons and neutrons, I want to create the fabric this love is wrapped in. Grant me passage to your ecosystem, So I can wash away the dead […]

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