All shades of blue

Detachment is stiff water Rising to the ceiling Drowning, until the burst of cellular regeneration Grows gills, long fins, scales To float in nothing Cast away to islands of thought Boats of people, clutch in familiarity Wave after wave Until they set behind the horizon Watching as everything passes Like water slipping through fingers Angel-dustedContinue reading “All shades of blue”

Doppelganger

The heart is a soft place Valleys full of memories  Pressed deeply into the plush pillow-top shade Of daisies plucked yellow To rivers of capillaries pumping diamond-flesh Tissue like belladonna, breathing mined opal Handspun to fleeting ghosts Painting the mirage of ticking towers, passing time But the cool hand-drawn skin Is dipping into the shadows,Continue reading “Doppelganger”