on this cold February morning, take a walk with me for a while leave your phones on the coffee table let us take the path up the hill where a grove of trees stands hold my hand let’s walk as close as we can let us not allow that jealous bee to come between us […]
She didn’t ask you to be the sun that sizzles the hot, summer air. She didn’t ask you to be the moon that shines outside her window with such flair. She didn’t ask you to be the air she breathes or the breeze that ruffles her hair. She just asked you to be the presence […]
Dark night at the beach. A tent for two pitched on the sand. The lines of my body, your hands traced. As we made love, the scent of vanilla candles permeated the air. Bright lights in our house. My young brother lies in a white coffin, His hands, by his side, held immobile. As we […]
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 […]
While the rains gently caress Her part of the world with their kisses, Her soul lies submerged In the wrath of their floods. As she professes her love For the cool drops that land on her skin, She wallows in the surge When they come in heavy torrents.