Helium

You perform a magic trick each time I hear your voice. My heart balloons with the helium of love but words are your weapon until you vanish, yanking them into the dark and leaving me black and starless. Your controlled negligence is glorious insanity, a reckless waste, but the cracks are cracking and your love […]

Smoke and Sunsets

These covert conversations and secret spy games exhaust my always weary eyes as I search for us down every weathered path. I reach for smoke in a twilight moment suspended between absence and awe while you use mirrors to hide our light amongst the ashes. I wake up next to you in another life where […]

Chasm

You beckoned me with your eyes and I didn’t think you meant me until fast-moving hands and skin meeting skin at dizzying speeds made me believe. Your love is a tumble of fast approaches and fire-breathing need. But I am suffocating on the illusion that we could be anything but two wanderers, lost in the […]

Echoes

On cliff’s edge, I stand eternally broken, your silence echoing, echoing. We are shattered halves of the same heart. Images of you and me and sun-stained beaches swirl together into memories so immediate that I’m a tumble of us and nothing else. You said we should push the past amongst the cobwebs of loves lost […]