Part 2: Smoking Words

Photo by Rafael Guajardo on Pexels.com I drag on the words that you utter like a chain smoker pulling on a lit cigarette. Blowing circles in midair that send loose lips spiraling into a distant sea. Your vowels are ashed on the cusp of me. But I take the burns and watch the gray matter … Continue reading Part 2: Smoking Words

Looking For Reasons

Photo by Ono Kosuki on Pexels.com The reasons we trust are varied and few in-betweenOvercoming feelings of isolation and heart breakFor a tomorrow that shines brighter than yesterdayYou are blue sky to me The moving white clouds of hopeful ecstasyYou are the warm falling rain on worn rooftops Thoughts of you bleed into my dreams … Continue reading Looking For Reasons

Why I Love You

Photo by August de Richelieu on Pexels.com Pull on loose heart strings With a sigh of your voice Through the tilt of your head Via a weepy look in your clear eyes Only you can make hard shoulders slump forward While rigid arms give way for a much needed hug And that's why I love … Continue reading Why I Love You

Cautious

Photo by Erik Mclean on Pexels.com Be cautious, high voltage. Maybe rude Maybe kind Snap off without notice Then act like everything's fine Sincere eyes tucked behind a wise grin Never know if you'll see them again They're rare like hitting the lottery Fickled like catching the wind Stepping out every so often To feel … Continue reading Cautious