Qasidat L Nadin

From the concrete jungle Beaches of Olympia I have set sail In winds’ prevail To land upon a coast Of any fresh hell. Gone are we On an endless sea. What bay shore Upon we may prey As predators is what We hunt for: Experiences. Made memories. Us both are Birds of prey. Into abyssContinue reading “Qasidat L Nadin”

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Holy

You’ve called me “love” And “babe” and I know now today We’ve entwined pathways What feelings we have We’ve danced around I’ve got murmurations To the point I’m proud To say you’ve fracked me To say you’ve cracked me There’s no other way to say You’re my cup of tea My armor’s broken down MyContinue reading “Holy”

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Armor Gone

Every day You reach out to me To touch And unlash the straps That keep my cuirass Fastened to my chest You feel the lines On my helmet From scrapes and scraps Alike And still you’re there To take my blood iron Bullets and unchamber them Slowly My weapons You take and toss aside HandsContinue reading “Armor Gone”

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My 1981

Cosmic gallantry With beasts Lovecraftian In a city That never was Where water floats And energy drinks Where the music Is loud And the vibe Is free Where the people And the places Pop in and out And still displaced Appear all at once At their own will Wherever they want On trees and hillsContinue reading “My 1981”

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This Battlefield

Is littered with necklaces Symbols Shared shirts And sweet scents Scattered with papers Upon which are words Wonderfully verse To illicit emotion Yellowing forever Among the dirt And bodies And outposts They pick up In wind and fly Into barbed wire To be eviscerated There are odd weapons Rapiers of princes Hellish spears Knight’s broadswordsContinue reading “This Battlefield”

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Teeth of Olympia

Stand down To the teeth Of Olympia Lay down Like you’re becking It’s call Wind down Feel the wind On your face You ain’t never Felt a force Like this Come on now And walk along Its hilly tastebuds Spectating its visage Take pictures Of its cavities Admire its plaque And bleeding gums Gaze outContinue reading “Teeth of Olympia”

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Ibila

Sneaking out Driving out What we have We can’t live without Thrill Mystery Exploration Murmuration Making memories Kissing you After a long drag Of your cigarette Flavored nostalgia I could feel Smoke rushing Between lips Like a Chemical cloud Between us A wonderful Rough kiss With lethal Potential Corrupting my skin Collapsing my lungs StainingContinue reading “Ibila”

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Aftermath

Brushing my teeth In the shower Tasting the cigarette smoke That we shared in our mouths Again Knowing your scent is Slipping away with soap Getting coffee to come off Yesterday’s bender Induced by you In a city far off Of hills and trees That excel at obscuring It could have all been Just anotherContinue reading “Aftermath”

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Washington Summer

5 am Memorial day Waking up With my bedroom window Open A dark sky of no clouds As the sun sets in To sock up And shine down Such a chill A goosebump giving Feeling of living Among singing Jays Crows And other songbirds Red cedars Pine trees And an air Of carefree I loveContinue reading “Washington Summer”

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