Tag Archives: relationships

When You Leave

When you leave there will be empty in my hands instead of the enough filling my mouth I choked on; spitting out sour words instead of the sweet I used to own. When you leave I will have an empty … Continue reading

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seventy times seven

That’s 490 times I’m supposed to forgive you but who’s counting? Eventually this math of us becomes less additive and more subtractive so that somehow we two together are less than the whole we were at the start.

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If you think I will be nothing without you

What was I before you (?) A halfbaked dream cupcake woman needing icing and your tastebuds to fully become only while being eaten alive?

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language

I have learned you as a second language and am not yet fluent in your tangles of nuance I misspeak more than I speak stumble over heady consonants with multiple meanings it is not so much what is said as … Continue reading

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Parrot My Foot (Intimate Imitations)- Duet With Boomie Bol

Parrot my foot and imitate these hands shivering timbers from deep down inside This talk of love your empty 4 letter word speaking to my foot my hand responds as needed My mouth mirrors yours in speech or kissing but … Continue reading

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stormchasing

I have looked¬†into hurricane eyes & found the pause you call peace that I call breathing deep an energy save between screams don’t get used to the quiet it breaks easy

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