Woven Spirit

Your spirit has Clung to me after This morning Like it never Wants to leave Your scent Of sweet sweat and Nitroglycerin trapped Under straps Of tank tops Spirit still clings To me Threaded down to the Skin beneath Clothing A heart of woe stayed With the heat Of punishment sustained Cooling as it’s constantlyContinue reading “Woven Spirit”

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Hijabi

Hijabi Energy drinks and cigarettes Are the things that Make your body tick No matter how bitter Or bad Or strange No matter Malignant In your veins We’ve all got our engines Different chemicals We get our fuel from Nicotine and taurine Monsters and Malboro Coursing through quite thoroughly In pipes of arteries Spreading throughContinue reading “Hijabi”

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Three Jackets

Three Jackets Zip out Of your shell And shed Those jackets That carry Your wounds And indigo Blemishes Think Of the circumstance Each vulnerability That led to having Four sets of Scaly skin Think of the sweat And the water That drenched Through every Layer Remember the snow That doused the Outer sleeves In WinterContinue reading “Three Jackets”

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