Ravenous

Far away from any city There is but cloth and blood Under no pretension But release of such Orgasmic silence In being isolated No rest for the wicked No comfortable place Yet so together The world turns Without us and Time flies like Scavengers Circling their prey A domineering call Over night and day RadioContinue reading “Ravenous”

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Panic

It’s not about the shot It’s about the journey Every riverbank trail Every cold clearing That fades Into forest Fog lying low Brisk noontime throe Looking into the sky Being stared back at By abyssal Overcast Why has this Come to pass? Looking back At the Mountain pass Did these rocks and trees Grow hereContinue reading “Panic”

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Jasmine Tea

Flowing at the speed of thought Coursing through each nerve at once Tendons the axles Bones the girders And cells the siphons That drink in impulse Every instinct wavering Between the worlds of wish and action Inner sanctums of the temple Fill with meditation and thought Monks tend to vases of incense And steep teaContinue reading “Jasmine Tea”

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Ruby Claws

Been a couple hours And the clawmarks In my back are just now Starting to sting This sweater that I’m wearing Still smells like you and I Bruises and hickeys All over my body Won’t heal For another few days But I won’t recover from Connecting with you Now when I think of anything You’reContinue reading “Ruby Claws”

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Dry Blood

Jagged leaf edges Crisping with Heat of frictious Ultraviolence As stabbed by Serrated Switchblades of sun And shade They burn And ebb away Puddles in gutters By wind to blow Of dusk And shadow Wine drenched bark And branches hark To coming dawn Near dark As wine turns whiter And cresting light further Set uponContinue reading “Dry Blood”

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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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Gym, Coffee, Tuition – Journal 3/31/17

One thing that is incredibly difficult to do when writing is to steer completely clear of cliches. There are some perfectly good things that can be written about that are honest to god cliches already by the time you think about writing them. At least maybe not cliches, but simply things that aren’t given goodContinue reading “Gym, Coffee, Tuition – Journal 3/31/17”

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