Force of Nature

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 […]

Beautiful Quiet Melody

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 […]

Writing is to Bleed Across Every Damn Page

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 […]

But It Saves My Soul From Serenity

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 […]