Obstruction

The blame—it stacks high, an unyielding tower of sharp pieces of stone. You assemble and build and construct… So focused…

Longing

At times, I breathe ice cold smoke pillows out with each exhale, no fire can melt this breath of lone…

Trigger

Like landmines in a field of daisies, you live buried all over the soil and I— unknowingly, frolic through catching.…

Numb

The flowers are still on the table, the ones I so hastily purchased to brighten this place of mine because…

Hollow

Some nights when the clock strikes midnight. Some days in the early hours of dawn, when I am asleep and…

Petal by Petal

Brought upon by difference I breathe out fire, inhale ice a fusion. I am a sculpted body of powerful thoughts…

This Dart

I never see it coming, the sharp point, feather tail blowing in the wind I never hear it coming the…

Diamond

I am a diamond brilliant stunning sharp—at the edges, unyielding core. I am a diamond birthed from pressure, surfaced from…