the template was destined to be wrong.
It took me decades to see why.
history of mistakes added up to delusion
alien failures became domestic madness Continue reading “3Ts”
The Hunt rises, shy at first, she flashes a smile
bright and milky above the star light’s exile
shapes grow solid, fog turns to trees and hills
Isn’t this how the world gets its thrills?
Once, I saw a man standing by a lake,
Hands by his side, dipped in ache.
His alabaster glass skin glowed blue,
confusion and regret, a heart too true, Continue reading “Under The Armor”
What’s a heart between beats?
Useless pieces of wind-up mechanics
a still lump of faulty desire,
shaped by struggle, Continue reading “What’s a heart for?”
I remember the sand between my toes
remember the first light invading the beach
remember the cold salty water
licking at my ankles, fingertips touching Continue reading “first times”
All deadly things possess cruel beauty.
For soul, a hungry fire, consuming duty-
for eyes, charcoal, and diamonds,
for voice, a guttural growl, then silence. Continue reading “Love, isn’t it?”