My Dearest BetrayalMy Dearest Betrayal,
Along your spine I zip open your flesh, peeling it back from the muscle and bone. Breathing heavily upon your utter nakedness, I watch the uncontrollable quivering as my poisoning breath scalds as dry ice.
A screaming monster claws its way up your throat, tattered shreds of your gullet are left in its wake. Flailing in the putrid fumes of agony, your yellow eyes search. But there is nobody there for you anymore. A sea of writhing bodies bump and flop against your own, unaware. Encapsulating screams have carved themselves into your irises as the selfish world turns topsy-turvy like a drunkard consumed in his own self pity.
The hair stands on the back of your sweating neck. As the claustrophobic drowning dissipates, a frost crawls to the ends of the earth congealing the flow of your veins. Solitude is now the scumm
Perspectives on tomorrowI will not be as I am nowPerspectives on tomorrow5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
and as you are you will not stand
to see my colours change.
One day the ever-loving hand will sigh
and turn away for good.
Days won't feel as days feel now
the sun might even fall somehow
and words will rot away.
For every word a tree for every
every word a tree will grow.
But you won't turn your head and I
will close my eyes and wonder why
my breath runs heavy and the dust
has risen from my well of tears.
When you pass byA pulse that doesn't lieWhen you pass by5 years ago in Traditional Fixed Forms More Like This
A heart that will not cease
Interrupted by your smile
Its even pounding beat
Skips lightly at your glance
And under perfect gaze
Emotions gladly dance
And drown in gentlest waves
A cure for all despair
In that brief look conveyed
And all my weary cares
They all are gone away
For in my pulse that cannot lie
The metre trips when you pass by
TruthWhy am I hiding my words?Truth5 years ago in Free Verse More Like This
riddling them in scripts
and leaving them around like clues
I want to tell you about
how you take the room when you smile
and the world comes into focus
it gets so hard to speak
when every phrase is censored
but still were flowing like water
Why am I hiding my words,
when the truth of them is so simple;
I just want to watch you shine.