Apocalypse Now

The scorched earth will heal with time, Its battlescars will turn into beauty marks The evidence well hidden behind its molting surface. The mosaic of nature incorporates all media Into the downy plush Of her showgirl’s stroking brush. The sun presides over the dawn of every day Again and again Forever rising as it fulfills…

The Immaculate Perception

  The stars were ripe and pluckable. Dangling on a dark branch of sky with a longing to be bitten. She sunk her teeth into one. As the juice dripped down her chin and over her tongue, she suddenly became filled with a milky bio-luminescence‚Ķ First her throat glowed, then her chest cavity and as…

Me And My Shadows

    The headlights penetrate my dark With milky moon-eyes. I feel violated. I’ve been trying to escape my shadow And the car’s unwelcome light Leaves me exposed again. I can hear my shadow’s crow cackles Accusing ME of following IT, “What are you griping about, silly bitch? I’m the one who always leads. Whose…

Unquenchable

    It started with the thirst He couldn’t remember A time when he wasn’t A tongue of sawdust Hanging from his mouth Squirming like a dying slug His throat full of cotton wool and tumbleweeds, always He drank pools and lakes creeks and rivers seas and oceans Anything liquid Anything fluid Trying to raise…

Could it think, the heart would stop beating

    I dream in languages I don’t speak. Wake up to places I’ve never been. Strange eyes looking down at me. Always finding myself outside myself trying to get back in, trying to stop these foreign words streaming through twisted limbs, veins pulsing with ideas I can never understand. So I try to outrun…