Monthly Archives: April 2016

I Am Not Your God

You tell me you love me like the declaration gives you permission to be re-birthed, like it will open you and make it possible for you to live not just one, but two lives. But I am not your god, … Continue reading

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Carry Me in the Womb

Carry me in the womb of your love like a newborn I will suckle on your sweet flesh. Your embrace will surpass forever because our love knows no bounds, looks forward to no ending. Carry me in the womb of … Continue reading

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Poetry Is…

They told me to clean up my poems some and then they might be interested in reading them. But what good is a poem that’s been scrubbed of its meaning? A poem should be bold like two lovers fucking in … Continue reading

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What Loving You Feels Like

Grandma always had that one chair that felt ‘just right’ and every weekend the cousins would fight to see who got to sit in that chair. Sometimes my mom would drop me off before the others arrived—and all weekend that … Continue reading

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I Was Only in Love

Don’t believe what they say about me. I am not desperate. I am not a slut. I will not do anything for love. I have my limits. I think. So don’t believe what they say. I was only in love. … Continue reading

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Little Johnny and Barry Don’t Know How to Read

I get it. No one likes change. We will cling relentlessly to the wrong ideas and notions, hoping against hope that they will somehow land us where we seek to go. But that’s not how life works. Change is sometimes … Continue reading

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A Love Like This

They say you learn how to love through reading literature. I’ve never been a fan or a cheerleader of things ‘they say’ because I’ve read lots of books A hundred or more easily and none ever prepared me for loving … Continue reading

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Seven Times

Seven times. That’s how many times it’ll take before they finally decide to leave. The first time she told him to shut up. I’m not interested in what you have to say. The second time was the first time he … Continue reading

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I Remember

I remember the taste of the first words you said to me. I remember how your fingers singed my skin when you first touched me. I remember the feeling of knowing I loved you. I remember knowing you loved me … Continue reading

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The Memory of You

I fell in love with you three times. First, I fell in love with the thought of you. I formed images of you in my mind. And that’s why it was so easy to recognize you and fall in love … Continue reading

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