Author: elizabeth

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your voice coming through a landline reverberating the sadness of a life never sated goals not attained and as i hang up the tears come held back away i just want to go farther blurring the lines between here and

haiku

  i touched you slowly from across the rainy grass we came together

fresh naked and new

i want you white and naked the stars shining in your eyes i want you wet and new shining like the queen you are i want you fresh and tasty the moon waning in your hips i want you lifted

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your shadow fell long against the horizon and touched me deep inside i quivered as i imagined your sweating forehead against my naked breast your corona bright white against the black of the wall and inside again we danced between

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i am nothing here amongst the crowd falling silent in the faceless mass i’ve smoked too many cigarettes and the taste if growing stale the sun rise happens too fast and the quiet hum grows dim with the blinking light

your face grows pale as the sun gets hotter sand in your hair salt water dried on your skin i taste as i touch a finger across your lips

i love you, but i’m afraid to love you

Somewhere along the lines a relationship crumbles…you think. Maybe if prior to that the relationship had an inherent flaw in the foundation and therefore never truly crumbled from one singular event nor any avalanche of events but instead it was

i

i show my strength in the drugs i don’t take while birthing my baby. i wear my journey on my skin stretching out in platinum lines, puckering and shining across my belly and my breasts a scarred road map of

the means and the ends

unattached in gray discord your watery face reminds me of me i shout for help but i’m sinking anyway down below the surface of habitual reason and nonchalant rationale you used me for your crazy means but where were the

i dont care what you think

blissful fate halcyon storm cyclonic love radioactive pride nothing for destiny face it you are no one bumping slowly magnificently of love walking in a wonderland unafraid of the fire inside soft mouth rubbed navel down hard loans finish us

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