Helium Hearts – an ekphrasis

Perhaps it’s your gentle allure,Or those eyes that draw me in,But as I rise in yonder joy,I burn in love and sin. This love is lighter than the air,Our souls call out in swoon,If we no more on earth do meet,We’ll both still have the moon. For we are made of helium,We’ll fly and dance…

A moonlight tryst

I so tasted the night my love,As it trickled down from goblets of fading sunsTo my parched, longing throat.Into a warm,Melancholy embrace. Deeper,And deeper,And deeper-To every ounceOf my blood. Metal lingeredAt the back of my tongue.The silver of moonlightRan through my veins.My skin lit up,With the touch of a thousand glowing stars,My eyes gazed rapt,In…

Bouncing back

They just go on laughing at youUsing their little lies,And then enjoy the moments whenWater gushes down your eyes. They tell you that you aren’t goodYou say, “Yes, I am not,”They make you lie to yourself thenWhile they just lie a lot. When you think you’re beautifulThey tell you that you’re wrong,And everyday a mirror…

I am a poem

I came looking for a place to write upon your skin,But it was far too gentle.To hold the weight of my words. I bought a sheet instead. I went hunting for words in your precious smile,But it hid pain far too vicious.For me to even tame. I bought a dictionary instead. When I finally came…

Supine

I aim for the moonAnd the stars that twinkle close,To be part of every poemAnd lines of every prose. To be a minute of every hourAnd a part of every life,The music in the thunderThe success and every strife. I want to be the mystery,The beauty of the night,I want to be the secretsOf the…