Fortune in a Fist She will not rage because there is no right, choke it all down, swallowed whole inside. Licking her wounds like a cat in the night, the moon carves a crescent on her wrist. shadowing the empty fortune in her fist, she will curl up, scratched, in her mountain nest.
No Navigation Dazed inside infinite doorways of doubt, no no no, it can’t be, it’s not her, she’s me, I am her. The compass is pulled apart, broken down. Navigation is a cruel mess in this town, where everything is only what you want to see, what you want it to be. What was understood is impossibly real, so the signs, in their profound certainty, reroute back to doubt, instantly. Hands feel naked with nothing to hold onto, looking for a pulse….rubbernecking for […]
She’s a Fish Surfacing from miles down a salty sea, Formed before highways mimicked trees. Hold your breath they say… You’re from a different place, Where all that glitters is blue, Here only to pass through.
Dungeon Girl Snatched away from her world, to spend time as a dungeon girl. Kept away, hidden from light, plan the escape tonight. Time goes by, year after year, learned to hide all her fears, knowing she can’t stay forever… Think of something clever. We all know her as dungeon girl She didn’t know it’d define her for the rest of the world. He’s all she knew and it’s a lie. He was distracted, she reacted. She […]
Broken Eleven Quietly heard but not seen So are you listening My bones are betraying me Failing me, failing from long ago Get closer to me I know you can’t though Fall to the floor now Go and sell off my limbs now Eleven, broken eleven You were a felon You were a felon Can she give it all back Get closer to me I know you can’t though Fall to the floor now Go and sell off my limbs […]
Youth’s blanket disintegrates, triggering a weight with rapid pulse. Synchronicity She sheds her thickened snakeskin From among the beam in black waters; Laddering stars to reach the altar of Hermes, Where his fickle breath takes her again. Sea of Stains Her arms awry in an intangible embrace Unsheltered in the storm of a singular place Hands turned anchors in her sea of stains Letting the waves whitewash the sane Paralleled Shadows. Reflections. Us but not ourselves. The intangible but seen, Glimpses of the universe […]