Good Night Dad

Photo by cottonbro studio on Pexels.com The sounds of snoring In a three part harmony I am the only audience The tickets are free Whooping wings fluttering Birds of prey The wind whistling past a closed window All I recount the totality of my day Hidden sun Glistening moonlight Covering a body Once soaked in … Continue reading Good Night Dad

Orange Juice

Photo by Bruno Scramgnon on Pexels.com That hard yellow, tangy citrus It's thick like pea soup Morning isn't complete without a cup It's sweet yet the flavor is abrupt Some like it fresh squeezed With a flavor so spectacular... it brings the prideful to their knees People ask for more Not forgoing an added measure … Continue reading Orange Juice

Blue Feelings

Photo by Isom Jacobs I was painted blue with your love. But I'll get back up again. Only to swim in the sea of another's eyes. To sail in the dreams of a new lovers mind. To forget about the memories I choose not to remember. To push away the old feelings I'd rather leave … Continue reading Blue Feelings

Never Kissed

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Can we love like this forever? Closed eyes,┬ápuckered lips, hopes and dreams wrapped in your arms, tied to your hips. Could we just forget the world? You be my knight in shining armor and I be your girl? I want to pretend for just a moment that something other than … Continue reading Never Kissed

My Flesh

Photo by Angela Roma on Pexels.com this flesh, my flesh is soft, succulent and brown a hue passed down from my Grandpappy it's moisture maintained by shea butter these are the lips that gave sweet dreams to dry eyes full and shiny like the sunrise hands that cradled water from many streams used to toil, … Continue reading My Flesh