Poems


Salty Water


I came to the shore with a shovel and opened the sand at high tide. Once there was enough room, I climbed into the makeshift bathtub and waited for the waves to reach me. Crashing they arrived in rhythm, cycles of growth rolling over the...

Dazzling Reflection


Worthiness fell on my head in heavy droplets, cascading down my body in sheets of anointing glaze. The crowd was oblivious, but my skin was absorbing the luxurious liquid, seeping in through my pores as I spoke.  Fully saturated when the silence arrived, I thanked...

It Happened


It happened when we were sitting at the kitchen table. The skin around your eyes softened and your heart looked back at me. I return to that moment when doubt fills my chest, crumpling my shoulders inward. Despite our present circumstances, I know real when...

I’m Through


Piles of stones upon my chest, weight in waiting, balanced in a tower of fragility. Any moment the panic may overtake me, the trembling causing the stones to collapse in a heap. My breathing, time slipping by, threatens their position. One wrong move and I’m...

I’d Rather


As the burning intensifies, power loss seems inevitable. Radio frequencies of agony, pulsing in expanding vibrations. Unplug me from my source, severing the incoming energy. I’d rather be without you than suffer this way.

Time Travel and Soul Eyes


Time travel and soul eyes swirling in a maelstrom of confusion. What is me and what is you and what is the merging between us. Drop your wingmen and speak into nothingness, letting the stardust settle into spirals. There we’ll find the truth.