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Chain Smoking

It wasn’t ever personal, until you were the only person I could think of, unintentional, so impractical, I began speaking in clichés and dreamy drooling. My eyes carved out, spinning wildly on the staff room table, as I placed marble hearts, where they used to reside. I had a lovely time, watching you chain smoke, […]

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I Drove You Crazy

I didn’t plan to spend so much time, inside your mind. Sweet sailor valentine, dressed up in denim, and your mother’s money, precocious brocialist baby boy, that I just couldn’t resist. I never meant to mean so much, just summer love, or something to study, but there I was, traipsing through your mind. It was […]

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Ballroom Dancing

I never learned how to let you lead, but you take me, across the floor, across the world, with each tepid, tempted touch of your hand. I lead you astray, but you’re still the one, taking us across the floor, across those lines, with every touch, I go from mine, to yours, to mine, again. […]

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Where We Came From

I still hear you, crawling from your music box, fresh on the floor, always on my mind. I tried to find you, in him, but you can’t find love, in a man you just tolerate. I holler at the moon, silently, my eyes leak, loud, as I sing our song, at the window sill, waiting […]

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Planting Roses

No bars to break, but here I am, surrounded by searching space, a prisoner, encased in ivy, that I have imagined, grew side by side, with the roses we planted.     I never knew my charge, but I was sentenced to be sped, back to the real world, on several delayed trains, with barely […]

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