I don’t even know you, But you woke me up. You shook me down. And all I could think was How I’ve got to know you, If only for a moment. In seconds, in silence, You sent bubbles rising To the surface of my melting defenses. Barriers collapsed Drawbridges snapped Under the weight of your […]
IN THE BLACK HEART OF THE ENDLESS EXPANSE, A DRAGON CALLED ABAKIRAL ROLLED RESTLESSLY IN AIMLESS CIRCLES AMONG THE DRIFTING CLOUDS OF GAS. HE WAS AS BLACK AND AS COLD AS THE VOID ITSELF. EYELIDS NARROWLY SPLIT, THE DRAGON COULD SEE FOR MILES UPON MILES, AND WHEN THE FLASH OF A DISTANT MOON CAUGHT HIS […]
Butterflies died When you first met me. You could hear their screams and cries As they burst free from your belly And tried to fly. Velvet wings, crashing down to either side, Meeting high, along the spine. Technicolor waves of beautiful light, That only we could see. Butterflies died Inside you, when you met me.
Rushing to a memory, Sinking in a daydream puddle Breathing heavily, We’re muffled By the screams of streaking Bubbles, Burning in the dark. Not holding on to what I’ve got Just long enough to form a thought Or piece together fragments Of this view. At the end of this winding tunnel Bands and knots of […]
Before I’d gained the wisdom to understand I had you there to stand and speak for me. To back me up when my spine Would bend or bow. And giving me the blessing To become as I believe Offered to me Something high above all else. In your absence There is nothing But the sounds […]
Your back to me. Your back to me, It’s all I ever see. Hiding me. The sight of me Is you when I’m asleep. Your back to me, The cracks in me Are all your own to keep. And passing me, Your tragedy, Is me when you’re asleep.