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Hold me back…from the past; don’t let me slip away…from this now... Read More

Poem / Romance

January 28, 2019

Reads: 70

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Don’t move…I’m begging you; I won’t miss another chance, like the thousand and one before, when I couldn’t catch your hand... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 19, 2018

Reads: 154

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Well that’s not fair…how come you get to have my love when somebody else wants it so much more? Read More
Who did you have in mind, when your arms were wrapped around me, when your eyes were seeing through me, when your mouth was whispering softly…? Read More
I’m living for the minutes gone by on your face; when you say it’s all right, everything feels okay... Read More
I love you most; will you be mine, forever... Read More
A lonely winter feels like you…so cold and empty, it freezes my breath… Read More
Name your price and it’s all theirs, to do as they please, to smash it apart… Give them an inkling you’re selling out, and they’ll buy you up till scraps remain... Read More
Showed up on my doorstep, you did…as though you belonged there, and I was just a visitor in your neck of the woods... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 114

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

At the center of it all is where the story begins… Read More
There are eggs leaking in my basket case... Read More
I was listening when you said—we are alike, more than unalike And I thought of the ways it’s true, that we are alike in how we do, and when we do the ways we do Read More
How much can I love you when I can’t have you in these arms, when you’re not mine alone…or even when we’re together? Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 12, 2018

You’re not sleeping, and you’re not dreaming You’re staying up thinking too much about a tomorrow that just won’t go away…that just won’t stop breaking in the windows you’ve shuttered so tightly against the light... Read More
Hold me as I am, and love me as you are; I want to see that bitter face you hide so well behind a smile... Read More
When we start to make sense again, I’ll leave…but not while my head is slipping off my neck, not while my heart is hammering through my ribs, and not while my stomach is tied in such pretty little knots… Read More
Covered up your rainy day smile, with a kiss that will burn, that will last you a while... Read More
I snuck out and lost myself—like a pair of glass slippers hurting my toes... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2018

Reads: 188

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I got what I wanted, just like I planned…and it was wonderful, and I was happy... Read More
It is an easy thing to forget to remember…when it wasn’t there from the start, and it was acquired more through strenuous efforts, than any such romantic spontaneity one would fondly speak of... Read More
At the center of it all is where the story begins… Read More

Poem / Romance

January 22, 2018

Were you living before, or had you died already? Could they not identify the body until you stopped moving, or was your smile so compelling? Read More
Go through the motions—something must move you somewhere, nearer to the feeling you forgot, could no longer absorb through your fingertips... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2018

Reads: 182

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

But it wasn’t so easy…to just go away; no it wasn’t so easy, to slip away through the open door... Read More
When I think of you, something sweet comes to mind, and my mouth starts to grin, and my teeth gleam and grind... Read More

Poem / Romance

December 18, 2017

Reads: 204

Comments: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I don’t want to hold you…I just want to feel you, to know you are still there…are still here... Read More
Who loves you? Who do you love?—Are they really so different? Are they almost the same? Read More
Beautiful woman, amazed by her ugliness, amplified by the hateful, jealous shades of blackness, gnawing at the core of the light in her gaze... Read More
I’m looking for you over my shoulder; I’m feeling you all under my skin You’re sticking to the corner of my eye, and I can’t help that I’m focusing in.... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2017

Let us censor their minds—tell them what to think, tell them what to dream, tell them what to be... Read More
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