Singular

Do not waste your tears or concern over me. A shadow does not need sympathy and rarely acknowledges it, even when presented with the kindest of intentions. I float between scenes, never the main character, but more important than you and you. I have played my part in tragedies, in stories of happiness, and in…

Have you ever if you never

Have you ever if you never kissed a thought. Embracing the possibility of a moment, a fantasy of the mind. Would I if I could for a second, realize that which I have pondered. A figment made real by want and desire. I could touch, such a real touch. Made of endless strife, internal, always…

You write

My mind trembles at the touch of a thought. Like disturbed water, I feel the ripples flow through me. They caress my soul like a lover. I love. I roll a sentence into a joint and smoke a thought in the night. They stand beside me now, my thoughts, we glance at the sky together…

Lullaby

I could sing you a tear, a song of dreams that never came true. But instead I will offer you a lullaby and protect you from the night. To slay remorse before it moistens to a touch, you shall feel it not. I would accept this dagger into my heart. Beautiful knife, come hug me…

Unreadable

It has been a long time since I have seen the sun so bright. I hardly recognize the shadow on the ground. It follows me still though so it must be me. A lot of little bottles make a big bottle right? That is what the crow told me last night as he picked at…

Falling pearls

Falling pearls bounce like fading hope from my outstretched hand. They flee the desire I have invested in the moment. A moment filled with the sound of bouncing words. Of anger and frustration. The pearls seem to run from the sound of my voice. Our voice, voices united in emotion. I stare at them and…

Night terror

Night terror, my night terror, come slay my sleep. Stab it with your will and laugh with maniacal glee as I never taste the bliss of pleasant slumber. Instead you wait, like a vivid reality of my mind. A trap in which I can never flee. I get more exercise with my eyes shut and…