Bella Notte

together we mourn the mostbeautiful nightlest we forget its truthfulnessto us–forgive its burden unto us nostalgia takes hold in thedark vacillating between deceptive longingand the sincerest of acheswe can do nothingbut feel. the stars of tonight will foreverburn themselves into the back of our throats, buried but there when called upon. Thisis not lost on…

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Dunes

a song is muffled underthe weightof thousands of tons of sandunder the weightrocks breakand on the limestone, I laylistening to the night You cannot see your handsbefore you, but they are orange.stained from the dustthat coats the wild dog’s fur. you, small and skinny,misplaced your desert lover:vulpine and wily you found your wayhalfway across the…

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Inches

Staccato breathing mechanically makes the air move in and out short and frantic shrinking consciousness like flesh rotting from a carcass insufficient surface area left to save to graze disoriented and abstracted reality stinging and dizzying inches from dancing for eternity

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Move-in Day

The breeze carries sticky caramel sweat through long summer days with no lunches I have packed up all of my old worlds and have brought it for you tales of youth spoken through long-dried acrylic color chemical stories stored for good on yellowing canvas move-in day is unearthing unnerving revisits to past lives in past…

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