Ode to Ecchymosis (In Name)

The feeling that makes candles bow where webs of silvery spiders lay their eggs Pulling away in long invisible strands Humming as their offspring burrow To push on it and remember the clipped wings of an  imaginary griffin The mummified childrens’ books White and black and beige and tan Broken lines of infinity singing inContinue reading “Ode to Ecchymosis (In Name)”

Death Revived

The gates of hell are full Of whispers of who we were Promises ripped from vines sweet And forgotten retribution The wolf howls  With flowers in its mouth Teardrops of petals Hears no echo Chilled in sky graves Of fever dreams To lay with the fallen soldiers Dragon mountainous death The poppy, red, red, redContinue reading “Death Revived”

Nightcrawler

We are born of dirt Sticky as maggots to death And whether we are stars Cannot be said Faint against the sky It is you and I  Fragile on the rock Burning a hole through the earth It is you and I Swallowing shards of lies Until they pierce our throats  And we can noContinue reading “Nightcrawler”

The Moon Lives in the Sea of Nightmares

I’m afraid of the moonlight that cast the bloodied monsters across my walls,  their legs drawn out like mummified spiders, crystal liquid DDT in their exoskeletons, that whispers about the angelic graveyards with broken nets and wooden fishing rods, their thin threads tangled and confused starving souls like star crossed lovers, and leaves a thickContinue reading “The Moon Lives in the Sea of Nightmares”