Monthly Archives: May 2016

Femme Fatale

  You asked me Why you could No longer see. I warned you Of what this Heat would inspire. You didn’t hear When I spoke, Advising that where There is fire, There is smoke.

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Yourself

I sigh at your impertinence Keeping my smile towards the door And my mouth around goodbyes As you asked me If I could love you As dearly as you loved yourself The afterglow of A fling that’s been flung, Basking … Continue reading

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Peel

I peel an orange Liberating the tender life Walled away from a starving world. Too desperately clinging, My nails pierce its virgin flesh Rudely releasing Acidic tears And I cry.

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Prayer of St. Augustine

  The Soul of Peter In relentless pursuit of me I kick up my feet, Toes tickled by stale cigarette smoke Sipping cold coffee, I sigh “The universe is condemned, Save your breath, Not me.” Paul is still blind, I … Continue reading

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