I waited for the river to reach me. I stood there with my toes clutching at the earth. Burying my roots into the ground. Waiting to be watered. The sun glaring, burning as the coils of my hair extended to the blue sky. My skin pulsed with blood as the wind juked around the trees […]Read More Boy of Flora
I am a fan buying a woman gifts. Connecting the dots As I shop for myself with the person I spend moments with. Locating the rift In our personal wardrobes. Remembering conversations where I was told. Her favorite type of clothes. Careful calculations as I offer suggestions to complete the equation on what it is […]Read More Stitching It Together
Nostalgia hit me today. I compiled a to-do list for the day like I always do. Today I planned to purge my Facebook of all the pictures from when I use to party every weekend with friends. Some of who are still around and others that have moved on with their lives. I stumbled onto […]Read More Are You Sure You Want To Delete This File?
In a misguided attempt to fly without wings he fell to his doom. Living his life based on the opinion of his peers. He made no room for himself inside his soul. Shoving and constricting. Twisting and bending to fit into the iron box that was constructed by people who didn’t even know his last […]Read More Beacon
Every time you spoke my heart grew softer. I sat in close proximity to you. Pretending like the wounds you caused had healed. Like I didn’t lay awake at night picking at the scabs left by your venom. The night went on and I smiled through the plexiglass. Glancing over towards you hoping that we […]Read More Her: Fade
I wonder if I’ll find love here. The women are either already involved. Think religion is their only salvation. Or they’re just not into me. And they think me weird. Should I suffocate my desire for love until the flame of my passion expires? Or admire every woman that catches my eye from a far. […]Read More Mint Julep
I met a nine-tailed fox last night. It’s fur glowing through the forest and the cracks of my curiosity. It’s eyes wide; piercing. Examining my intentions as it circled around me. I entered a low stance with my right hand on the hilt of my dagger. My left palm facing the fox. It slowing walked […]Read More Mononoke: Fear of Beauty