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Poetry

the snow through your eyes

i have trekked the snow / through your eyes / the cold precipice that hangs / low as the swan wings that / breathe essence to the deep / i…

six strings along the cumberland

summer / with its fleeting wings / drew closed like a mourned chapter / sliding down my hair in fading yellow / guitar dreamer / you strum…

“strawberry wine” makes my heart sob

today my soul is dark with agony / and that song is stumbling on my radio / damn thing burns my guts like fire at times / we were sixteen a…

dripping like liqueur from my besotted lips

love has me drunken / on such a turbulent whiskey / like amber bottles of murky sin / staining my soul with its ridges / its spin leaves …

the raw sting of a drifters blink

he said to me “you have gypsy eyes” / i’m really not surprised / restlessness consumes my skin like / hungry phantoms / again / unseen / a…

For any woman who has ever felt (or been) broken

freedom is my burning right / in opposition to your strings / i still breathe / you cannot take my skin / and stretch it further than its b…

on the outside looking in

i will dance your ballet of heart pain / my love / up where heaven has stilted breath / i will twirl to the sounds of your distance / nose…

Like roping a whisper

speak to me in brutal truth / but riddled tongue / of dark driving labyrinth rains / avenues and urban turns / like alleyways and hunger / …

Issues in a bone closet

the slivers of dark-ling glass poke me / at times / like jaded eyes in my shadows / as i swerve to avoid their deliverance / i stand at the…

the blooming ripens (Haiku/Senryu sequence)

orchids bleed thick white / iridescent snow essence / pure as your wine eyes / red delta plains fall / a ballet of scarlet autumn / rich as…

Learning to sway

languid slips like breath / twining with the wind / like willows sweeping / pure array whispers / in the roots of air / rain drives aster …

the jeweled kiss of clarity

the great tawny sun rises / under the weight of your lip / light just is! / the mirror of diamond / sheaths / twirl like breath rings / fr…

The madness of loving great walls of something

i woke with my sheets drenched / from the lust of such fire / the sheer madness of desire / you ran through my skin all night / like whiske…

From the closet of broken dolls

dark / rinse / of lachrymal / come to pass by salt and / cells / there is no mutter of defense / from these bloodless lips / to the pick…

The auburn hours of fall(ing)

the taste of your breath stings / from this great chasm / like a near fall rain / teasing softly on my clavicle / like fingers reaching /…

blowing kisses to a goodbye wind

i tore you out of my heart / this brisk september morn / with trembling hands / while fall kissed flush against / my moist cheek / like a…

where the wild heart flows

the color yellow is like a kiss / striking to my skin like the softness / of sun / dancing in the rain is like making love / liquid ballet …

wistful rambles in cinnamon rain

clouds gather like fists in the sky / and it looks like rain will tumble / down / as strawberries wither in the last / of a barren southe…

The folly of unrest and fall dreams

cinnamon and pumpkin explode / this southern night air / like candy and fire / it’s the dream of your eyes / that rips me inside / i reac…

Tuolumne on my mind….

all was shining like lemon / amber / in the orange fire sky / drops of tears that / lovely angels cry / the world lay suspended / time shut…

Pearblossom and tears

the scent of salt bemuses / like the taste of pomegranate / its infinite / i wander breathless its arena / memorizing its texture for the …

Hot wax and cinnamon

tell me again….. / what is serenity / but the benevolent touch of / your palm to my craving / cheek / cinnamon dissolving slow / what goo…

quiet exile

midnight / is stark as dark breath on / my quivering lip / i steal the shadows in bottles / like vagabonds do as / the stain of my histo…

Days drip like sweat on lips

the south hangs heavy and / humid low / like the mood of summer wicks / burning deep and slow / dew and honey suckle coy / on an air that…

the education of rustic delerium

the mammoth weight of / rural angels camp / slung its crooked wary / on my stretched cover like broken / manzanita / swamped by cat tail…

the weight of stones

stones / thrown / create graffiti like a ripple / tossed like embellishment / to the mass pond / of drained liberation / and torn sails / s…

Journey to the dirge of strings

tears trace a sheen / on my memories six string / as my fingers mumble secrets / unspoken / rain like solemn winter / strained to chalk wh…

Note to Brianna (my angel face)

time flies by little angel face / when i hold you in my arms / your legs hang over my lap now / you grew so fast / my heart aches watching…

summer night skies in your eyes

mmmmmm….. / i have a burning crush on you / baby / the summer in your eyes makes me / crazy / the scent of wild honey dreaming / maybe / th…

hollowed roots and rusty glass

where do the broken go to bleed / where the vampires won’t feed / on a murky midnight / and startling villain cry / i climbed aboard / a …

the stagger of lips and love

what if i told you / i don’t just want to taste your sex / (though it’s on my mind) / raw as it could be / addictive / like man sweat and …

Hara-kiri: noose of the lone wolf

there is / a hiss in the artic wind of / black rook caws and / memories that sting like / heated scorpions on my / heavy lids and scrap…

Brooding lyrics at eventide

twilight twines angled as / soft claws burning exile / from my chest / tightened like wire from / the rope of my / surreal vapors / cimm…

Inhaling the scent of blue and you

where your warm rugged ocean / fills / ……spills / ………….stills / like the scent of leather / and taste of man / i want to fall / deep to t…

siren song of a beach dreamer and sea

summer dwindles agile as sand / bittersweet tang of / sifting from the tips of my (sun / loving) hands / as the moon bows in envy / to …

Wishing on the psalms of sparrows

let me be your water lily / notes on / the hull of flesh and palms / kindles / burns / like a passionate fire / IDEAS hmmm…. / as you lig…

Farewell to fragments beneath my skin

time, a wealth / never justified scattering / for the results in your mirror / end up shattering / i waited for your kiss / only until the…

The odyssey of a vagrant and the sun

i stand / caught / tangled between velvet / and steel / leather binding stitches me / open / like wire barbed and / lace on my face /…

ghosts with stark eyes

i / lick / the taste / of silence / on the sharp edge of / bitterness it echoes like an / orchestra on wood floors and splinters / fun…

prism dawns through diamond birth

patterns of veiled mist / on the horizon / …..pitter / ………..play / breathless on my wind like / teachers they l…

Broken: record on repeat

the world knows broken / its sound waves bruise raw / naked as a blind blade / against my angst ridden throat / caught between reality / a…

voluptuous: hot carnal nights

hey / sexy dreamer / come / whisper in my ear / of palm trees and sweat / trickling / down / our / needy / hips / would you tremble /…

midnight tune and besotted moon

in the long slow burn / of candlelight and night / moonstruck honey suckle / surges the air currents / through my stomas / and blossoms …

Shrouded scrolls of a cardinal

can i call it drowning / in the paradox of you / in the revelations of truth / and the dark pools of soul / that grace your angel skin / i…

Sepals serenade

a heady scent perfumes / musings on my mind / petals of a different kind / its gentle rain descends / i would / feel its essence / foreve…

Mood rings and rusty creeks

she spills guile / from her own lips / to her own self / like sinking in quagmires / won’t mean irrevocable / stalling / trepidations /…

The eclipse of lashes

like struck match burn / i become darkly lit / your wandering soul shifts / riding the tides away / and the journey seeps to my tips / as m…

Lustrous drift upon my linger

supple / as water lilies hover / like gentle notes swirling / on May wind / so is the crux of core / your essence / that dances a solo on…

Cinders: Ash and Blue (birds)

inch by stifling inch / i have swallowed enough sand / in my loss and miss / to fill up a grown man / as i suffocate / time aches / like …

Cold solstice in May

where december stings like pinches / on a lost rib cage / summer warmth edges off like mist / almost like beetles / plucking backward / on…

The nucleus of exodus

ink / and / claret / cascades / a / deluge / in / ache / from my pen / my finger tips fumble / scarlet / as the bellow / that is nev…

Your exhale and my midnight dawn

i feel you kiss me breathless / hot mouths open / like summer nights / warming my curves like liquid lace / my pores like bubbling lava / …

Nostalgia stains blue as Sierra

it can be heard in the river song / piercing whistle riding west / beauty / like the quiet timbre of tuolumne / haunting along the current…

Gossamer and webs

i / …am / ……your / ………feather / falling / weightless / spilling white / through your sun / your rugged spins / like surrender / ties m…

Cygnus atratus and earth symphonies

the bayou sings tonight / of lilies and a cappella / swan wings unfurl / elongate gently / the tender brush of feathers / upon my cheekbone…

Binary anthem sings one…..

tonight / the mirror has cadaver eyes / burning chasms into my lids / with corpse like claws / upon its velvet black drapes / it spills lik…

Baptism sky: renewal sea

it simmers softly / below my earth like cinnamon / breathless / it hollows roundly / to become sky gathered / inside a spring skin / pet…

In retrospect: the squander

I / have / spent my / pores and bone / collecting drifters / and derelicts that seep through skin / to land on sand, slipping to sea, ne…

Cardboard windows and attic cuffs

a black crow has guiding wings / as wind slides fallow / to its stark skin / my cartilage slightly splintered / like ossein composite / in…

Scent of torso and song of bees

swells of honeysuckle waft / coy and semisweet / on a lazy southern breeze / reminding me somehow of home / though i’m not sure where that …

Killer honey combat

it comes screaming in my veins / like the devil riding red / slamming my stained denial / burgundy blood / lust / it squalls out painful / …

Its all in your perspective

I have seen the world through rotting eyes / Through cynicism and withered orchid lies / Witnessed bone breaks as a black crow flies / In s…

Pilgrimage: tale of the lost familiar

as i trap the light out / my lashes sweep shut / explode dandelion seeds / spew in swirls that catch the wind / and wish…… / so deeply wis…

The fleece shades of dew and mint

i can feel the carapace / cracking / slowly / like a hatching / my bruised wings search / seek / window sills and dust motes / my lids expl…

Streets of rain

she is a hitchhiker / just her and a gypsy heart / sheets / of / pain / in / streets / of / rain / on a moon mad night / the song bird…

Seductive: Man song

oil drips smoothly / down your naked earth / like the aftermath / of unbridled sex / i followed its trail / seeking its source / hoping t…

A tale of gin and closet floors

the crow etched its digits on your skin / clawed grooves into your sorrow / but you were black wing blinded / deaf / so you cracked open a…

the stain of plum and femurs

plum / juice / spills / from my stained fingers / bleeds red on your skin / as / i / linger / there… / my hand hovers / white / trembl…

on the blade of keening (note to mirrors)

love lost and bitter / like persimmon lips pursed / lemon rind squeezed to pulp / breath / tossed like wheezes on a whipping wind / artic …

Into soft spaces stumbles my heart

you came to me / quietly / like the soft strain / of violins / woodsy / moody / gentle / strangely solemn / saxophone sexual / on a strip…

Unchained on tangerine dusk

palomino heart / run free / embrace sweet ecstasy / transient blood / let it taste you / like a fresh face / wear it like a new skin / let …

Calligraphy of tulip blooms and sea

blow in so softly of love again / whisper the lips of butterflies / remind me again in naked rain / to drown bare in another’s eyes / thriv…

it has a name….lethal

a slick burrow in / like amphibians / much like beetles and lizards do / cold scales and claws / crawling down my throat like fire / burge…

Shimmers glide the wanton waves

the banquet of your skin / gleams / tasting like the sweet of brine / make me believe / slide lazy circles down my breath / ride gently d…

Three thousand miles you’ve come

I took your cracked bones / with tainted marrow / and laid them to rest / in a tumbleweed tombstone / I buried your skeleton / beneath th…

Melon liquor: Honeydew and you

won’t you lay with me tonight / hands entwined / fingers fitting right / to songs of willow wind / and serenity on dusk sky / our oasis /…

Unquenched meridional winds

I say goodnight to you / in hushed tones / whispers really / with a tinge of pain / like obstructions in my larynx / velvet night / encom…

Bowing out: pulling up anchor

“when you love someone, then you let them go” / like an unfettered hawk / wild / he rides / a sky aching broods for my skin / in a journe…

The greatest gift…

Brianna: / you are my laughter in winter rain / you are warm like sandy shores / and koala giggles / so soft like chinchilla fur / I gave b…

Vagary: hypnotic

you are bone deep solace / in the way you move me / graze my cheeks of sorrow / and somehow soothe me / whirl through my mind / like a p…

Autoeroticism: pinnacle power

I can feel the beast rise up / greeting my lady white / with haste and yen / speaking raw tongues / of smoldering libido / lust like infe…

A winter wander

its overcast in early morn / the rising mist an ethereal cape / how it stings my pale skin / the nip in this southern air / leaves me bere…

Paradox: Underground stairs and you

I can almost taste the licorice dripping / Like a kiss from your dark portal of shine / My lips are bared awaiting the sipping / as you lic…

OF Brine and mirrors

she whispers alone to the mirror tonight / hovering mournful fingers / down a distorted shade of grey / an image that wavers / in sound w…

Shattered glass and bare feet

do you hear the piercing whistle / as willows stream the night / a pillow to the arrows / that pierce her gypsy feet in flight / will you …

Raw reverie (erotic)

I stand in the soul center / of your desire / cupping its fire / like flames in my palms / licking its core and tasting its heat / driving…

The salt of a gypsy eye

am I naked feet that haunt your mind / dancing free like gypsies do / just a ghostly ballet / of fire and auburn / sad brown eyes / that on…

Desperado of the desert night

the dark wind / of your Sahara madness / torrid / howled at the narrowed entrance / of my soul and cells tonight / cut off my air and pill…

In the burning gills of wind and sky

do we know what poor is? / though I have suffered poverty / on certain levels / and have known hunger / I am fed now…with a warm home / an…

Spiral ripples of a dreamers confusion

“the closest distance between two points is a straight line” / yet somehow she manages to meander / in abstract ways… / groaning her sorrow…

(Erotic) Rapid oxidation

tonight I am raging fire / inferno of lust / that stings / inside my animal skin / no fancy metaphors / to make it taste right / to make…

Counterfeit love and naked self

lying lips taste sweeter in the night / lotus blossom fragrance / and the scent of loves slow decay / like a dance of devils fork / they em…

Down the larynx of briny deep

I took your recall / to the feet of dark shores / by way of finality / and farewell / in my small palms / trembling / I blew your essence …

Suspended:The mark of you….

its thin ice and disheveled surface / I find myself reckless / coasting toward you / frantic to slide in merciful directions / and sway the…

Fabrication fragments: the collapse

“my love for you is eternal” / murmured the silky forked tongue / of white washed gravestones / ashes and cold winter guile / “my love will…

Embrace the dusk in powerful wings

dark swan / pond drifting on the black sway / how your regal head bows low / touching skin and oil / like feather dips / finger tips and b…