Deconstructed II

Me, I will slowly pull myself apart: fingernails, heart, vocal folds, tendons; I will pour my liquids into a bucket: blood, water, stomach acid, urine; I will section and cube myself out, a series of Lego building blocks, multiplying to smaller bits as I focus; the energy in one pile the matter in another; the … Continue reading Deconstructed II

Days of Silence

it's all lost glue and peanut butter the cat ran away with it it's been bitten mouth to mouth Heimlich Maneuver CPR Certified purple lipped finger under nose I rub my cheek feeling the hollowed out cave where it used to sit existing in a rotating desk chair pinched between two incisors all business until … Continue reading Days of Silence

You Want Sky (revisited)

Eyes enlightened to The blue, you desire To seek the truth, That grey is only a Blanket. That the Air is clean high up You know. Set your sights, You want the sky. -- Accept gravity And forces elevate intensity. Legs fold, Knees buckle Under axles and axioms. Nix the non-ethereal, Accept the azure And … Continue reading You Want Sky (revisited)

The Koi In the Moon

Two souls Koi in a fishbowl both certain and uncertain the first breath in fresh, glass-cupped water told them that an eternal golden circle was the answer to suffering; the One saw the purity in the Other's brow and followed tail endlessly. The Other saw darkness in the mind of the One and swam behind … Continue reading The Koi In the Moon

Tell me I’m not for you

Tell me I'm not for you, the fleeting ideas of what we have said, memories lacking ink, no verbatim, will fade as records in the sun, as will we with the thin hands of round marked faces, fade into creases within ourselves Swallowed into our own mouths with fiber dissolved in water and pills greater … Continue reading Tell me I’m not for you

Infinite Pieces of Your Soul

“I just want to find that… thing, y’know?” “kid, you’re not going to ever find it.” “what do you mean? Why do you always lack faith in me? Why is there this secret part of you that always wants to push my desires down my throat?” “Because kid, you’re young. You’re filled with too many … Continue reading Infinite Pieces of Your Soul