IDK

The ache radiates from unknown places, and I’m not sure what I’ve become because I’m sad for losing something I should never have wanted, something I shouldn’t need. Something is broken inside me, falling into dark shadows toppling through shattered windows or doors or something I’m not sure how to name. But now I’m making […]

Unsafe

The danger dances on my tongue. I can feel its liquid steps walking, stomping on my will, carousing with the butterflies in my belly, and I wonder if it’s always felt this way, if the craving always feels unsafe, warm but unknown, sweet but terrifying. Torture waltzes through my blood, and I realize it’s just […]

Frozen

Sometimes I am an ocean, calm, turbulent, unpredictable, and I can’t write, can’t speak, because I want that free, that epic frozen moment you relive each time you close your eyes. Months, years, decades later you can still feel his hands, the way you tremble when his lips finally land on your skin but it’s […]

Identity

What do you do when you’re two different people? When you’re sometimes one thing and other times something else? Romance turns my veins into fire, the passion roiling up, transforming my skin into oil slicks of lust for all-wrong men with all-wrong faces, ages, acquaintances. Ten minutes later, I pretend to know what an adult […]

All My Poems Ache the Same

Forget about how his lips feel pressed against your skin and the way his fingers move in your hair. Forget the way his sad eyes look down when he laughs and how he can almost make your heart stop when he whispers your name. Forget because you will never have him under your fingers, inside […]