Meeting the Mad Woman

She is nice / She is kind / She is subtle / She is compliant / She is nurturing / She loves so much / She is sweet… / Oh the feminine…

October is a Memory Hammer

There nothing in the air in October to slow down the pain that leaks from one person and into another. It transmutes like lightning. Flashi…

Little Girls Without Fathers

A Mother Who’s Trying So Hard / And Filling Both Shoes… / It’s The Little Girls Without Fathers / The No Father Truth….

a letter before dying

I stand before you naked as the day I was born. / Remember how I told you I peed on the doctor / when he called me a “Porky, little thing!”…

Behind the Curtain

The curtains were heavy as she drew them closed she remained still / and waited / Turing once again toward her enemy/friend / (Mirror Mirr…

You think you know me but all you see are your ow…

Carry my body past the dead / hanging / from the hook in your eyes: / suck me all in— / my sun, my moon, / the silver sky fish in a s…

no more hiding under the bed

Tears flow / from a pain / that is still / raw. / How do I / protect and cradle / that which no longer / fits in my arms? / It burns / in …

At Heaven’s Gate

I scream to the gates of heaven / Can you hear me, my friend..

if love makes the heart a puppet: so be it, all b…

Love rises, / even when you don’t want it to. / It cannot be buried, hidden, or crushed / by any shovel, shadow, or hammer. / It cannot be …


MASTURBATION STATION / At the small desk in her bedroom she tried to focus, Stay positive, use your time creatively, don’t become bitter, a…

If broken wings could fly……

I wish …. / I could fly to you / but my wings / would surely fail me / as I lost all my strength / trying to keep hold of you / I know….. /…

Who will win – You or Me?


I Love You….

I Love You, / Could I have ever said it better, / Stood upon a mountain,


and I wonder why / the birds don’t hear / the noise in my heart

Another Shade of Grey

I’m thinking of her. / I’d break the rules and then recover. / She likes to paint the world grey. / I’ll save her from herself today.

I will not hold your suffering, I will let mine go

deny me. / hurt me. / burn me. / hate me. / spit on me with those eyes. / try to make a martyr out of me. / it doesn’t matter, / I wi…

a stillness will overcome

when I can finally forgive the past

The Look of Heart Ache

In the office she’s no moron, / bequeathing glances on desperate men

River of Deceit

My demons still follow. / They stay to behold / The pain of my sadness, / The ache in my soul.

breathing under the water of myself

I am watching you; wave.

winter & spring

im crawling under tables / under beds / into empty spaces / trying to find our summers love

her free spirit

there were roses / sweet candy kisses / that she could still taste / whirlwind romance / couldn’t breathe / she lost herself within h…

My Hearts a Mess

Foolish me, I let you in. / I melted with just a kiss. / I fell so hard it hurt / But not as much as this.


you once told me / that regardless of our love / mother river / always changes her course / leaving a trail of destruction / to create a ne…

She Cries Your Name

Come home to me my children / I am so lonely now. / I crave your sweet attention / Any time that you will allow.

Hold On

Just sit and listen over here / Grab your girl and hold her near / Just give her your coat on a rainy day / Just sit and listen to what she…


I am a piece of fiction, none of it is true. / I am an actress in your private film. / I am an obsession, a drug.




My favorite moments / are when I watch you sleep

I will hold your hand…

holding hands with those whom I love and love me back!

Leap Day

Alas for opportunity blessed with the smile / of approbation – cannot be done. / I’ll wait until I molder ere I / rend my heart and reach f…



Black Holes and Dreams

There is a black hole, which constitutes the very core of my soul / It takes and takes: it takes my joy; it causes me to implode upon mysel…

PAIN’S MIGHT … Oh the tender soul of it all

You gave your fists hands to touch Death’s not alone / And you unfurled your wings here to span the whole globe / But were rained on by st…

Languishing in the House of Desire

I prefer the silence of forgotten pain / No longer will I allow hurt to gain / A hold upon my head and heart, / I will stop that aching bef…

Black Magic Woman

You tricked me into believing / And now my soul is consumed / By this Black Magic Woman. / My heart can never be exhumed.


can we really ever leave each other? / I exist / so you exist.


She blushes sweet sincere and chocolate, / prismatic in her character / reflecting her soul off every spectrum / and direct into my boso…

A promised goobye is often the worst one

Just when I finished stitching together my heart / And the memories of you faded into the background

Two Lost Souls

When you left this morning / I didn’t think you’d die / You got caught up in terror / So now I sit and cry / I heard it on the …

Catharsis, or, Ode to Former Best Friends

Will I shed a tear because I believe you hate me? / Or will I simply smile because we once shared space / In one another’s lives,


words, just words

fall from grace

Have you ever heard the sound of a leaf when it falls from a tree in solitude?

Pain And Love


Musings on Love

1. / Nothing creates intimacy more than the lucid articulation of feelings from one lover to another. They say action speaks louder than w…

I Believe…

I believe that people shut down. / I believe you can push them so far. / I believe there is a time to recoil / from hurt / to retreat from…

My Long Last Goodbye


no longer twenty-one

they evade me / those words of yesteryear / when life was simple / and my heart was pure / dancing in the green grass / smelling each rose…

My Hot-Wired Heart

No split ends / Just splitting headaches / That pounds like a thousand racing hearts

Jesus, Pain and People.

Was on a run the other day and as is often the case started to access a very relaxed communication with my own thoughts. Suppose you could …

photo boxes and red leather shoes

your entire life / reduced down to small flashes / kept in a box

the hell of alone

we are born alone / we die alone / there’s no reason / for us to live alone in between

You ..

You make me want to die … take away my music.. / and my love wants to pour, dripping from my veins / Love is life, life is in the blo…


You firstly say that I am not at fault, / And then you made your last assult.

Pain and Exhaustion and dis-ease

Exhaustion and pain live just beneath my skin / they penetrate muscle, bone, and all within / I reach deep within and fight with both fists…

Journey of Forgotten Flesh

You left in a storm and left me alone / to nurse myself back to health / amongst the shattered earth / and slices of forgotten flesh.

My Wish For You

I wish for you to feel my presence when I’m not there, like a blanket that wraps you up in a sweet heat. / I wish you dreams of joy t…

White Sheets

She was wearing her white pearl button shirt her favorite brown boots and her short denim skirt, Red lipstick to leave her mark and a vanil…

Behind My Eyes

You will live / In the place behind my eyes

The Vortex

The vortex is the place where what I have become in thought, more … pulls me toward it from… here. / The gap between me and the…

scarlet sea

for at the bottom of these stairs / there waits an ocean / scarlet sea


Love may be forgotten but it never dies / but a broken heart will tell you lies.

ashes to ashes

little pieces flicker off…


Well now, aren’t we just making a scene?

a fable of heaven and hell, or something like it

she felt a scream bubble inside of her heart

fragments of a former love fool

your love came with a knife

Fixing myself begins with me…not you!

my thoughts for today.. 04/04/2012

I will catch you when you fall

I wish you were still my baby / I rushed that part / not knowing what to do / or how to cope / I wish you were still my two year old / When…


I once had a heart; it pumped deep red blood through my veins / It reveled in being filled with the love of a woman / No matter that such “…

* LIFE * with my first poem and story line.

There has been so much trouble in my life, / But i did not give up without a fight. / As i beleave there was somthings that i was right / i…

Someone To Grow Old With

I write about things… / That annoy me. / And sometimes they’re humorous too.


Her face serene / bathed in untarnished peace / Goddess embraced by the moonlight / every curve entrancing / every move divine / she moves …

Otherworldly Love – Part One – Dark H…

Hate you and belittle you, enjoying your disintegration / As I witness you BLEEDING PAIN from your Seams, / and later, all of your seams fa…


his tongue dripped with silence

The Secret River

I don’t want to be / some silly leftover romance / that started like a nuclear bomb / and ended without a whisper

Can I take this from you?

to ease things just a little.


It’s okay I am a big boy, / I can take the fall, / Just hit a wall, / I wish it was real,

she is

she is / the maker of dreams / the storyteller / the blessed / the forgiven / the lover of love / the sweetness of a kiss / the tears of pa…


I wanted to know what colour God likes to wear

The Pain of Touch

the rivers of sweat flying through the air, eyes crushed deep in sockets, nostrils flaring to grasp at air that his mouth could no longer t…

Speaking Of…

Why is it that one who so admires beauty cannot write about it / from the heart, / instead condemned to spew forth words of weak ungainly p…

Returning Light

The leafs begin to leave the trees,

She isn’t me

I look in the mirror and what I see / is a sad little girl empty as can be, / with a smile on her face she starts her day / but none of you…


I shouted and screamed / I stomped my foot and / I turned my back

How I Once Loved You: Unbearably

How my legs shook as I presented the ring: as if I had just had a car accident. / That night I took you in the graveyard: allowing them voy…

A Caring Thought From Afar

I can’t be there to fight the flame. Many in this world look in sorrow at all this pain. Life so taken at ease at times. I sit here c…


I’m listening to birds singing ancient songs: / homing songs, songs of wild flight. / I’m listening to the lullabies / of my ow…

Her Groundhog Day

Your words, / If I were blind,

To Write Love On Her Arms

I want to hold my hand to the open wound / To be the cure and the healing - / To write love on her arms instead of death / And to offer fai…

Birthed in Truth

In tender youth, truth left a shattering, air deprived aloneness far from home. She grows in grace and loves and when he passes on she whis…

DES Profundis

I know the arrows of love I have drawn from my bow / Have pierced the men of many hearts  / I know we need love like the sunshine / We all …

In The Dark

In the dark / There are mysterious pleasures / Erotic and sensual

Prayer House In The Wood

To whoever lies below / I pray there was no pain / For angels now watch over you / Through sun and gentle rain / You’re resting under flowe…


In the barren wasteland of my soul

groping in the dark

we cannot force reality, we cannot take the pain nor change what is / except by being there, to witness what is shown – / to care.

enough already

broken hearts! / they’re a drug on the market, / a cheap commodity nobody wants to buy
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