Cataclysm in repose

love is all around, I’m growing tired of fighting I’ve been drained, and I can’t hide it -Aftermath, Muse The lighter flicks once more, lighting up the contour of his jaw, the stubble lined, shadows sticking to his skin. I stare at the wonder of his eyelashes, catching the motes of dust, the laughter lines […]

Laughter at a funeral

Grieving begins long before someone truly passes away. Grief hangs over my house like a curtain. It seeps into every action, unnoticed, like a host of invisible mites settling on furniture. My grandmother’s chair has remained empty during dinner for months. While serving dinner, everyday, I perform strange rituals handed down over to me by […]

Peals of laughter at a funeral, Grieving begins long before someone truly passes away.  Grief hangs over my house like a curtain. It seeps into every action, unnoticed, like a host of invisible mites settling on furniture. My grandmother’s chair has remained empty during dinner for months. While serving dinner, everyday, I perform strange rituals […]

Funny, we met sometime in June I think. Could be earlier, dates are just dates. Don’t know how or why I became fascinated with you, and you didnt disappoint Not once, Not once till one day at a time you broke it all up and shoved it back into my face There is so much […]

Most Perfect Little Ache

I want to love you A bruise that blooms onto my skin There is no fanfare Only a mute longing Without violence, or necessity An ease of breathing that Courses through me I want to remember that once, sitting in mid-august heat I wanted to love you Till tears clogged inside And clawed for release […]

Conflict

Should we have run awau when we did? We? who are we? is there space for another in your narrative? I fill in the empty spaces inside me with distractions, play things. I sit alone in the silence, barefeet, tongue scraped with sugar burns from all the candies I chewed and spat, chewed and spat […]

Warning

Never fall in love Over literature and pop-culture. Never live through Your favourite tv-shows And make inside jokes that only you both can relate to. Remember, you will lose The best art in the world that you both Fell in love with together. When you lose someone you love You never quite lose the art […]

You forget so easy.

Curled up, cold toes and the air smells like yesterday trapped in a room The cold dripping through the coloured glass panes The ceilings dropping down, Dripping over my body, in the crook of my waist The sticky silence of early mornings when night never ended And the wailing that seems to come from the […]