Tag Archives: bones

Triage

  The doctor looks over my x-Ray Saying “This looks good, Except for the shin bone jabbing through Your flesh.” He can mend it, easily. But that fragmented bone Pushed so hard to be free, Perhaps I should let it … Continue reading

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En Grave

Engrave Upon me The time of Our life Come to A final Battle Ground.

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Smile

I’ve got loose teeth, Looser morals- I have bad dreams about cavities. I’m curiously craving Something somewhat substantial To gnaw on But I can’t clamp down Without loosing An incisor Or two.

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Baptismal Font

We’re napping in a basement Seeping with sweat Sewage leaking through the cracks In the floor and our hearts. This foundation is a tribute To Old Faithful. Matched fingertips Charred from mediocre string strumming, From cracking into a piƱata That … Continue reading

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Hey, Diddle Diddle

Hey diddle, diddle A homeless man’s fiddle Is playing a city to sleep Snapping strings don’t heed A more vital need For some goddamn quiet and peace Hey diddle diddle, The neighbor’s will quibble About the nighttime symphonies He says … Continue reading

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On River Road

Ancient relics on River Road Unsure of my intentions Yet, I am here. Taking, Losing, Feigning some control. Or, forgetting The relic of me, A broken piece Left down there Buried deep somewhere Off road. Abandoned during a visit, Not … Continue reading

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We Are Raw

We are raw Because cruel questions Don’t deserve kind answers. I’ll cuddle up next to my skeletons But leave them at home tomorrow night. They keep me warm But they make bad party guests. What should haunt us, But our … Continue reading

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Sleeping

Bodies have rules And rules are broken Tongues have words Never spoken, A tragedy of parts Of veins and bleeding hearts Against fingers and lips Against skin and hips A murmured refusal Turns into a cry And crying and crying … Continue reading

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Restless; Or, Cheers to Being 20 and Stupid.

Bring the night, Its reckless cold To comfort and warm My bitter soul. To lead my arms In an embrace of day To leave my mind, my soul To decay. My veins are roadmaps to my heart My body is … Continue reading

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