Things I am scared to saylaying in bed with you is like: ready to die, I need nothing more iMore Like This
need only to lay here and die, not alone like a dog but here with you, I
am a girl in love and I am weak as a kitten you could cut me open
stuff me with poison and i would still come back for kisses, tender
and open you make me but I'm not scared.
riding the train with you is like:
being hung like market meat I am swinging naked raw and free,
sprinkle me with kisses like salt and hold my hand a little tighter,
shift your body again when strange men walk by I am
yours yours yours and no one can touch me here with you;
no one can touch me I am infinite and I am you and you are me
and we are riding the train.
art with you is like: the paintings are crawling out of their frames,
coming out to hug you and talk to you, explain themselves like i have,
the stories are here for you; and I am lucky enough to watch, to see
your beautiful eyes study the paper and paint and gold leaf and chalk,
watch your handsome brain understand
ClearThe morning wells in your eye and opens,More Like This
tall and chilled like iced tea. Light bleeds thrrough,
laughing, a butterfly wing. The scales
fall and grow into delicate trees, tiny cacti
springing out so it is almost like flying.
Waking is the hardest part. The sky
goes through the motions, names and numbers,
the colours buckling out into blue, blue,
a jigsaw of grey cloud cover, the rising
smell of frosted grass and the clink of bottles.
The air is clean and new, crisp like bitten leaves.
If there are horses moving across the sky,
do they count up or down? Is the ocean
too vast for them to breathe? Are they
bridled or free? We burrow into the
shapes of things, peach, pear, plum
and the bright taste of day, a long
thread of thought. Move through,
move through and through until the air
is heavy with dust and the sky smiles.
And bursting from the sun, a tumult of wings,
beautiful, a press of violins and grapes
arching over the sky, orange and salmon pink,
the fresh blue ironed flat against the