Reconstruction

Cover me in your blanket of stars Allow your light to kiss my cheeks Surround me by your dark embrace Cradle your palm beneath my chin Absorb my shuddering pale knees Bleach out my bare brittle bones Scour away my self-taught lies Infuse my heart with redeeming faith Believe in my capacity to learn Compose…

Firebrand

A Literati Mafia Collaboration She was radical in her views, a firebrand, a revolutionary, but she had this fiery allure that I couldn’t resist. Maybe I should call it love or just feisty infatuation. I’m not sure anymore, but she controlled all my senses like a puppeteer controlling puppets in heat. I spent years with…

Lessons in Pain

Pain You’ve made me who I am today I should thank you I really should From the crushing of my young soul To the tearing of my child’s body Can’t forget the burning of callous words Or the maiming of my wounded spirit Not to mention the repeated ripping out of my feathers I should…

Beach Reverie (to leap and fly)

Eagles are wheeling and turning Circling just off the cliff’s edge An occasional screech and On they continue A pair or seagulls harasses one And the raptor relents flies off We think of those birds as superior When the littler ones seem to win Every time Oh to have those wings To fly, cool breeze…

Time Travels

Let’s move back in time a bit Back to when you and I Me and you We were one A whole not apart Our hearts woven together Thoughts as one Differences insignificant Our bodies crashing United Joined Our hands interlaced Souls spun and braided Let’s move to our impotent now A space created Interrupted Distance…