Air and Fireplaces

We yearn in quiet rooms filled with wild voices, familiarity staring back while loneliness winds it’s way around our roots. Smiles remain real, as in genuine, as in true, yet sad eyes, those gray blue patches of sorrow hidden beneath echo back, scream my name as if I’m the only real piece of the world […]


Pricks and pinches, slices and sores. I’m full of empty unless you count pain. I’ve enough of that to spread around. Holes and hideouts, deserts and dungeons. I’m lost among familiars, their faces poking into a reality empty of full. Shattered and shaken, busted and broken. I’m a mirror in pieces on a dirty floor, […]


“Desire becomes surrender. Surrender becomes power.” Joker, Suicide Squad It’s madness, this desire, these thoughts of giving in, giving up all control, submitting to you in ways no one understands. I want to surrender, burn under your grasp, your chains, the binds that twist on my wrists. Relinquish my fear, be yours, show you I […]


I miss your breath or maybe the rise of your chest. I miss all the moments we never had, the white-sheet mornings layered with breakfast in bed and the sunset afternoons shot through with your sleepy eyes saying you love me. The shock of your laugh, its stillness in the middle of a sentence, and […]


I am crystals dissolving in your water. Your currents burst inside, unshackle my wrists, and tear me into something new. Your hands shape my clay, my malleable makeup, and roll me out like dough. Then you cut me apart, slice me into appetizing shapes, and all I want is to find the right size, the […]


You are walking between my pieces again, scuffling about in your slippers, making yourself at home amongst my ashes. You want my thoughts, my feelings, so you pull at them until I let go, watch them tear free, until I relinquish to your heavy whispers. My heart beats, and the ache pulses with new light […]


The sand burns beneath my feet, my bones ache from trudging centuries without rest, and I am still hungry for the pain, for the agony I feel when I reach for you. It is my beacon amongst these vast places I traverse in search of your hands, your skin against mine, our mouths locked and […]