March 3, 2015 § Leave a comment
come closer &
let me breathe my chocolate into your veins, baby
i’ve got the cocoa butter for your scars
and trouble like molasses —
slow & deliberate; sticky & sweet
lover, let me sing you the lullaby you’ve been missing
with my scratchy throat & forgiving lips
i want to stick your caramel to my fingers
let me stain you with my darkness,
get your fingers wound around my earth
until we are only sighs in nature.
March 1, 2015 § 4 Comments
maybe i am only upset
because you had the sense
March 1, 2015 § 2 Comments
i think what is most interesting to me
is how some part of you is always touching me
even when you are telling me you are not
and even when you are telling me
you don’t want to.
here you are,
in some kind of love —
a kind you can’t get out of.
March 1, 2015 § 1 Comment
i wish you didn’t have to miss me until i was gone
that you could kiss me with all the forevers you don’t know you have
even though they are not here yet
and i wish taken for granted didn’t have to be a thing
i wish hindsight was really only foresight the day after and not
weeks and months and thousands of miles
i wish the word love couldn’t be translated in so many ways
i wish it was as warm and gooey and intentional as
every time i say it.
but sometimes it’s cold
November 20, 2014 § 2 Comments
when you can’t
wash out the bitter taste
the world leaves in your mouth
with creations you keep in the
yellow jug in the fridge
that are made up of different
things but always
taste the same.
October 4, 2014 § Leave a comment
i try to watch quietly
as you furiously scrub at your skin.
desperately scratching at my stains,
these tattoos you had
never consented to.
i am sorry, my love.
i should have asked
loved a forever into your skin.