As I Lay….

    There are stars embedded into this ceiling. Dazzling shapes of pentagrams, just glowing and blooming, sculpted across that plaster. I used to lay in my bed dreaming of those speckles. I imagined that maybe if I could reach high enough, if I just grasp onto whatever edge I could touch, that I might…

freckled flowers

  There was a beauty mark on the edge of your lips it would dance as you talked   A slight swing to those hips that I wanted to trace with my tongue   You were made up of heady desire a lick of inducement   Conniving thorns wrapped up in your touch let me…

Serenading Orion

  I always find myself living as if I were you. How amazingly brilliant you are and you don't even realize.   The gods angered in their hearts, that stone cold beating until it finally wore out; questioning if what powers they had amounted to yours.   The galaxies formed around you, and all I…

Palaver Sermons

    It couldn’t have been long   Maybe six months Eighty-seven thousand and sixty hours   Perhaps it was decades, darling   Everyday in your presence multiplied into eons Every moment aligned perfectly   So perfectly   I’m sure we were together in every single dimension every parallel universe constellation   The galaxy shifted…

Between the Constellations

      There is a world inside of your eyes   Speckles of Orion and thunderstorms Andromeda and passion   Wet hot desire burnished deeply into those amber irises   You gaze at me with a devotion so pure smeared white and gold As if I am your providence   like you are the…