ShadowDancer

ShadowDancer

Kansas City, United States

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Recent Pain

bent I find it unnerving / how contorted / our minds become black-magic woman before your selfish / fingers had jammed / themselves into my aorta, / i would’ve walked / right past him arson this delicious fire / feels so much sweeter / than…. blackout his tongue dripped with silence ashes to ashes little pieces flicker off… tumult the demons that call don’t like to be ignored Summer of 1979 by ShadowDancer amen silent rock a fable of heaven and hell, or something like it she felt a scream bubble inside of her heart ashes I am breaking Dangerous No. choke can we really ever leave each other? / I exist / so you exist. a stillness will overcome when I can finally forgive the past vacancy and I wonder why / the birds don’t hear / the noise in my heart turning whiskey into nothing there is a comfort / in talking to you / a warmth I still feel / despite my own misery realization i am thankful for you / (in a way) erosion you once told me / that regardless of our love / mother river / always changes her course / leaving a trail of destruction / to create a ne… it's not just that it ended, it's that it was so easy for you to let me go by ShadowDancer fragments of a former love fool your love came with a knife skeletal insert your f***ing knife / across the yielding skin / of my forehead contact (without my heart) (my heart laid out on an empty page) evicted get out of my head fall from grace Have you ever heard the sound of a leaf when it falls from a tree in solitude? the snake in your throat they crawl into your jugular / and wrap around your larynx / squeezing it / a boa constrictor extinguished My favorite moments / are when I watch you sleep The Secret River I don’t want to be / some silly leftover romance / that started like a nuclear bomb / and ended without a whisper today i shall be radiant by ShadowDancer sometimes i wish i didn't feel so much by ShadowDancer 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. A Victim’s Retort I wish your words had burnt your tongue / and filled your disparaging mouth with blood, / so all that issued forth was strangled sounds / a… Tear It Out – #4 It’s the only time he feels free. The wind blows his long sandy hair out of his grey eyes as he glides home. Echoes of a Song by ShadowDancer paramnesia as i / stepped up off the bus / a welter of faces and raindrops / arose like mist Buried Thoughts of you are tiny imps / whispering in my ear, / endlessly / ceaselessly / tirelessly. Tear It Out – #3 He examines the picture. It is the composite of half of a face. The eye is the focus, large and dark. But instead of an iris, inside is the… photo boxes and red leather shoes your entire life / reduced down to small flashes / kept in a box brandy fresh from a pulsing vein i / will spill myself out in small / painful drops that drain my / soul Tear It Out – #2 They were the same brown eyes, full of the world, just heavier from experiencing more years. Tear It Out – #1 There, on the floor in the looming shadow of books, sits the boy. Large brown eyes that hide a secret. If you look very closely you could s…