Like Open Fire

Feeling warm on a cold day is a skill They say suffering is a choice But my suffering is an open battle The bleeding. The dying. And the yelling won’t cease When you’re told you’re like an atomic bomb Detonated, and everything’s gone When you feel like a stampede Like a forest fire Like open…

Twelve glass stars in June

It’s like the ocean Incessant The way it washes over you An hourglass moment Before you taste, saline By then, the universe is dark Infinite shards of glass You’re alone, It’s vast, It’s cold You no longer feel your legs For you’ve forgotten they’re even there And so you let the waves take you Beyond…

Lilith

There once was a woman who lived in fear She wrapped all her memories and kept them near She boarded the windows and locked all the doors She bleached all the bedrooms and mopped all the floors She lingered awhile ‘cos she knew he was there All covered in dirt but so unaware There’s blood…