Imprisoned and Poisoned

Imprisoned and Poisoned - Depression

I would like to shed The darkness that cloaks me, But it continuously chokes me Even as I go to bed. I would like to be rid Of the nightmares that haunt me, But they completely confound me And often throw me off the grid. I would like to shake off This monster that’s taken […]

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My Once Lesbian Dreams

Lesbian Dreams

I am a woman. I am a woman with four kids. Yet, once upon a time, this woman Memorized the curves of another woman’s lips. She yearned for the feel of another woman’s skin on her own And longed to touch the gentle swell of that woman’s hips. She daydreamt about cupping that woman’s bosom […]

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Love and Worn-Out Blue Jeans

worn-out blue jeans

There is nothing more satisfying Than slipping on a pair of worn-out blue jeans; Freshly laundered and smelling of fabric conditioner, Its fabric settles on my skin Like the caress of your callused hands, Soft yet harsh at the same time – Sending tingles down my scoliotic spine. There is nothing more comforting Than wearing […]

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Down Into My Soul’s Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole of My Soul

One, two, three, You are all going down with me Into the rabbit hole of my soul Riddled with ghouls Lurking in the dark crevices You’d rather not visit, But have no choice about – As you go down, down with me. Four, five, six, I’ll add my skeletons into the mix And draw you […]

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