Let the light die tonight. Let this ship go sailing high On still and moonless water. Be fearless and breathless, The shore now close at hand. Gateway to a dreamless land, This last loving and leaving Is the worst and best of all. Ending the body electric Is beginning nothing new.
Each candid, careful mention of a lover or dalliance Opens my mind and closes my heart, falling Like a shadow of ice, a grinning lictor pointing To a precipice, sly invitation to sad self-destruction. This love is deep enough to drown itself, sweet As poison, and all I have in a world I cannot Understand,Continue reading “Postern”
I who believe in nothing Need magic in the moment Of every first and each deep Touch, stars in your darkness, Salvation in your embrace and Wide open windows on your soul. I choose madness and distance, Sharp thorns and resistance, the Enchantment of the unfashionable And the illusion of kisses on every Pair ofContinue reading “Magical Thinking”
Before asking, she says, “What is love?” And the tremor passes like a breeze. Love is the dream of a sleepless night. A blood spring to sustain an empty heart. The still-open hand when the warmth Of your body is gone and your eyes Are dark as stars on the ocean floor. Love is the emberContinue reading “What Is Love”
The world didn’t change overnight. The sheets were cold, and a small Race of greedy liars continues to Swarm over the carcass of the world They claim, defleshing it and each Other in a cannibal mist, sharkless Teeth burning everything down. The empty bed does it, the ungodly Need for warmth and light, want ForContinue reading “Dammit to Hell”
Neither promise nor demand I love you stands between us Immutable and sleepless