After

Our breathing is still rapid, labored, but starting to calm.  Your hands are entwined with mine above my head.  Your lips look bruised from our passionate kisses when you lean in to kiss my lips again, then my forehead before you carefully untangle yourself from me. I don’t know what comes next.  This is the … Continue reading After

Falling

I stand before you More naked More stripped Down Than I have Ever been Vulnerable Unsteady   I have always thought Falling in love Would be a gentle Drop backwards Gracefully landing Onto piles of autumn Leaves Or deep freshly Fallen snow   But this falling Is a mad Uncontrolled Cartwheeling Through space A free-fall … Continue reading Falling

Uncharted Night-Olde Punk (RamJet Poetry) & Christine Ray (Brave and Reckless)

This collaboration was originally posted by the Sudden Denouement Literary Collective burning water still marks the way home though that is not the path I travel today by uncharted night do I go motionless movement a note of fluidity diachronic changes in synchronic nuance the language we share is not known here a purpose in thought … Continue reading Uncharted Night-Olde Punk (RamJet Poetry) & Christine Ray (Brave and Reckless)

Oasis

let our bed be an oasis a sanctuary of soft pillows and silk warm jasmine scented air in the desert of this modern life let my skin touching your skin be a balm for your weary spirit my body a refuge for you from all that is cold and alien and other let my mouth, my kiss be … Continue reading Oasis

After

Our breathing is still rapid, labored, but starting to calm.  Your hands are entwined with mine above my head.  Your lips look bruised from our passionate kisses when you lean in to kiss my lips again, then my forehead before you carefully untangle yourself from me. I don’t know what comes next.  This is the … Continue reading After