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 →

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The Beating Time-Keeper

Deep in the gutted Belly of a chest, Dust settles on nameless Treasures. Toy ships lost On bellowing, black Waters churning along Through nighttime fantasies. A brother's bottled Scream, of joy, Of sorrow, and fear. The velvet caress Of a lover's first kiss And second and third And final. Deep in the beating Time-keeper, where... Continue Reading →

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