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Casablanca

In the darkened hours, lost in fever dreams, orchestrating affectionate insanity, volcanic vulnerability, expecting the worst, yet I still jump, over the edge, unleashing the words I swallow, because I’m afraid you won’t like how they taste. Under the bright lights you bring to my life, tempted to stay, in the fantasy we create. Am […]

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Twenty Four Hours

Twenty four times, you bite your tongue, and think of mine. Your body betrays your mind, as you wake, your lap springs to life, your rest interrupted by your impulses, racing, restless, you waste time, trying to escape your yearning mind. Twenty four trips, to the shops, to the shed, to wherever you can be […]

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Completely

Say it isn’t so, say you haven’t figured me out, ah, you utter bastard, you know all about me, weaving through my wayward games, to pin me down, playfully pushing me out of my comfort cavern, until I am uncomfortable with how comfortable I am with you. You ask me if I want to live […]

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Mmm Whatcha’ Say

Your children are asleep. She is away. I have awoken, somewhere in your secret daydreams, delicately dangling my legs, over the side of a candy floss bed, pulling a pillow close to my chest, to concoct a coy and charming image, inconvenient but irresistible, for your consumption and distraction. You watch your flock, wondering if […]

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0 Days Since My Heart’s Last Nonsense

I tell you every day, when I wake up, a slave in your sheets, that it doesn’t have to be true love. I follow you from morning, ‘til night, agonising over the accuracy with which you target my soul, by doing nothing in particular, but being so damn persuasive. Being in love is a messy, […]

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