An Accident on Purpose

  Confidence; you always had a way about you, ever since I can recall. Throw back to an old hand gesture, telling me everything about how you feel. Skin shows through holes in denim, like accusations levelled in silence and there’s almost a taste of self incarceration.   Why did you ever buy me flowers? […]

True Black

I flicked off the light and blew out the candles, because I can only write to you from the dark.   Sunlight’s too bright and stark filament fires burn away the meaning. Even these new compact LED’s just wash out white, evaporating the words that sit in shadows.   I play in shades of grey […]

Under a Moving Sky

This isn’t what I thought it was. It’s turning out to be something else entirely. I thought I had a grasp of it, just a minute ago, but now I just don’t know. This brief little stroll in my safe zone has become a battle for my soul.   I thought I asked if my […]

The Reckoning

I couldn’t comprehend the difference, I didn’t see the day had come, no longer a shimmering mirage on the horizon. Instead, it was now, it was present; a day of reckoning.   We do not always have a chance to see ourselves in a distant, third-person way. It’s nothing like catching yourself in the mirror, […]

Shattering Your Perfect Sky

I am speaking in an empty room, describing myself to the walls, exposing myself with the words, I wonder how much you might have heard. Hiding in the corner stall, didn’t know that you were there, shoving your dreams up your arm; I thought I was so far from harm.   There are illusions that […]