As we lay -close as unassembled puzzle pieces lumped into a box paper thin breath hangs between our lips his tears come as perfect diamonds collecting at lower lash and tumbling down cheeks these diamonds communicate as our gift for words has failed a glacier melts and pulls away from it’s shore we are sailing […]
hard to explain so I don’t speak I grieve in private I take deep breaths hold it in let it out late at night alone
blasphemy Love, go away tight chest shallow breathes Love, go away un-welcomed guest Love, go away I am done with you today.
you came without a question and I felt without a doubt a comfort a comfort this time last year I believed never existed I am overwhelmed with everything with the love I’ve been given with the love I continue to give with the storm outside with change with the storm inside with responsibility with continuing […]
Friday nights often lead to Saturday mornings blue sheets and red hair yawn and stretch dress for the day to shower or not not wear it all day gladly infuse my late arrival couldn’t have been more perfect fast-forward: java-goodwill-grocer dressing-drinking-dining laughing-smoking-freezing sharing-learning-longing texting and un-texting sangria and cheesecake Sunday by 4:11 my breath slows […]
No longer having to exaggerate The situation is bleak Even the air oppresses And each day thickens Hard to breathe Harder still to see To imagine The possibility of light To speak To feel anything But tacky skin There is more to weigh us down To cumber They want lettuce That we don’t have
she feels him holding her with constant and capable hands he breathes she breathes she smiles at his lashes as his breath fills her lungs with the confidence to wake