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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Beacon

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 […]

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Cheesecake

She worries about her smile, All the while it reminds me of starlight in the moonlight. Just as works of art take time to develop like photographs in a dark room. She was beautiful before the cocoon, And she will be after. Her interest in her inadequacies, And the probability of her not being enough […]

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She Had Her Own Atmosphere

There are stars unseen and planets unclaimed. Yet it is still your heart that I desire most. Your body began where my thoughts ended. A macrocosm that manifested itself from the warmth of your ocean that called to me through seashells that hung from your locs like a chandelier. My heart resting there on the […]

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Emotion Concealed

It started out being about my girlfriend and in the midst of finishing it, we got into a conversation about how I need to communicate things more to her. That’s the reason why it shifts into a different subject towards the end. It might be hard to notice at first, I’m not sure. (trying out excerpts to see if they are worth writing every time I post something.)

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