That damned weed grew into a tree and spread across the chain-link fence like a lover in your bed. I chopped at it with a hatchet with all my heart and also with the weed whacker fully charged -just like my meds. And now it’s back fully grown like I never touched it. Ever. I […]
There was this girl at school Quiet Melody was her name. She used to hide in her hair. Long and black it was like a raven’s back and she used it as a curtain so that nobody could see her. When people addressed her Melody would wave sheepishly distantly as though from another planet and […]
It doesn’t matter what you write about. If it has heart people will see that and if it has soul people will feel it.
It’s hard to look back when you are running through a night forest without a light when you are sure that there is something coming after you but you are not sure what it is. As the branches whip mercilessly across your wounded face as you scramble to find footing knowing that if you were […]
I don’t want to write safe. I want to stretch out and bleed across every damn page and when it’s finished I want to feel that I have truly left something that was a part of me behind as harrowing as the process might be to myself because why else would I really bother picking […]
When it comes to matters of the heart those that have a hard time letting people in are those that have an even harder time letting people out.
When I speak to you I am instead dreaming of the beautiful worlds that fall in words from your lips. I wait for the poetry to come so that I can make words sing to undress your wild heart and fall in but it doesn’t. Your perfection makes everything else noise even me… but it […]