Saturday, October 4, 2014

paradise lost

(verb)
when love loses its ability to trust.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

combat boots

(noun)
any shoes
from sneakers to heels
worn into the battlefield of daily life
to wade secretly brave through
hip deep and rising mud.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

safari

(verb)
looking for answers
in the tangled jungle
of your heart.

Sunday, August 31, 2014

lost

(verb)
when hansel lets go of gretel's hand,
and leaves her to battle the woods alone.

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

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Monday, May 6, 2013

ghost

(noun)

the ghost heart
close enough to feel,
and be afoot,
but unable to touch
beyond causing goosebumps,
or speak to you,
beyond shadow whispers
from just out of view.

Sunday, May 5, 2013

brutality

(noun)

the unkept
promise.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

heart strings

(noun)

the ties
you can't cut,
but that
tangle easily.

Friday, May 3, 2013

me time

(noun)

the moments
you can't
look into
someone's
eyes,
because
you can't bear
what you might
reveal

or see in return.