Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leave the Bones

There are ill-formed dreams on which I can no longer stand. They have become the wilted flowers that languish in vases on cemetery grounds. No one waters the flowers. The flowers are forgotten as quickly as the ones who died. … Continue reading

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Questions

Why do you write love letters on battle lines? Why do you sing love songs to your enemy, the one who’s trying to defeat you? Why do you cry tears of regret because love has never had a place in … Continue reading

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The Anniversary

It’s been two years. The anniversary. The day I discovered that blood doesn’t wash away as easily as drawings made with crayons, & that the left over images of chubby fingers wrapped around waxy pencils, even if they were scented, … Continue reading

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make love

i’ve made love so many times, i’m exhausted yet i still find myself waiting for the love that will take my breath away but leave me wanting more. i’m still waiting for you Peace & Love, Rosalind

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If You Love Me

“Everybody has to make choices– choices they must live with, sometimes die with.” –Colin Channer “A soul mate is not found; a soul mate is recognized.” –Vironika Tugaleva He said, “If you love me you must learn to hold water … Continue reading

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The Dark Figure

“I don’t paint dreams or nightmares, I paint my own reality.” –Frida Kahlo He appeared in her dreams a dark menace who caught up her breaths like fluttering butterflies in a net. She tried to pry her own eyes open … Continue reading

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A War I Couldn’t Win

My life is a war that was never meant to be won. A war that was over before I was even born. Did you not know that if he couldn’t love you he would not choose to love me? You … Continue reading

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Dream in a Mirror

How much longer can I bear the weight of missing you? How much longer can I rely on phantom kisses to remind me how it used to be? I carry remembrances of times you spent holding me, babying me up. … Continue reading

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Six Months

  The news they bring is never good. It’s why they shield their faces. But the eyes never lie & I saw in her eyes the truth before she could utter it. Six months. The most clichéd death sentence that … Continue reading

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You Killed Me

Your touch murdered something in me. You told me it’d be over soon. Like Nazi murderers who killed millions you tricked me into believing my death wouldn’t matter. If that’s true, why do I sit up every night crying over … Continue reading

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