Your Touch

Your touch Lights a flame Whose drunken tongue Slides across my chest, Whose feverish hands Grasp me In a hot embrace. You ask me Why I'm silent. But your words Are half-deafened By the crackle of fire In my veins. I feel it Smolder in my skin And stifle My breath. You gaze down With... Continue Reading →

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Before Their Time

Tulips spring From the morbid earth, Their leaves fleshy and green. One by one, Their petals splay, Tender to smell And to touch. And all the while The sun rises On weepy skies And wind-choked streets. Brown and decrepit, The grass lies low, As bulbs beyond count Slumber in ground below. Alone, The tulips stand... Continue Reading →

Into the Depths of Paris

On my second day in Paris (see my first day here), I started my morning with a dive into the murky depths of Paris: the Catacombs. Beneath the streets of Paris lies a passage of tunnels lined with bones beyond counting. The Catacombs hold so many skeletons that they even made designs out of them.... Continue Reading →

The Beauty of Paris

  Of all the beautiful, European locales, only Paris is considered the most romantic city of all. But for all you lonely travelers out there, don't let that stop you. Give into your wanderlust and take a trip to Paris like I did.   Having arrived in Paris early on Friday morning, I dropped my... Continue Reading →

Top Spots for Tourism in London

London is a fantastic, metropolitan city that offers just about anything you could imagine. Hidden gems lie around every corner: hipster cafes, fancy restaurants, quirky food spots, modern art exhibits, and so on. However, sometimes it's nice to join the tourists. So grab your fanny packs and let's take a look at the most popular... Continue Reading →

Only Sweet Memories

A porcelain face lives On the ceiling above my bed. When I lie back, I see Its blue gaze Stained into the sheetrock, And I wait And wonder when The stare will stop. Soon I fall asleep To the caress Of its breath on my brow, And fingers, I imagine, Trace paths through my hair... Continue Reading →

Afternoon Tea at the May Fair

On a quiet English street not far from Buckingham Palace sits the May Fair Hotel. No doubt the May Fair is a perfect choice should you need an upscale hotel in close proximity to all the most famous sites in London. However, if you're looking for a nice spot to sit back and enjoy some... Continue Reading →

The Silver Pool in Oakwood Hollow

Past the thorny brush In Oakwood Hollow Lies a silver pool Bathed in starlight. Shadows Dance while the streams froth, And a bitter wind scampers Among the leaves. A lonely traveler stops To wipe his beaten brow. The path has lost him And his wits have left him, For in circles he walks, Around and... Continue Reading →

The Global Treasure Hunt

In the coming weeks, I am moving to London for a master's degree program. While over there, I will have the opportunity to travel to a variety of countries in Europe, each with a history, longer and richer than that of America. It is a perfect time to create a treasure hunt. For those of... Continue Reading →

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