elliptical movement of Mars’ orbit partially eclipsed the memories from view but Phobos Deimos shine bright tonight in the tight fold of marble arms across my chest taste of bitter bile that eats at the back of my throat fierce clench of my glass jaw refracting crimson light of twin moons I feel your shade … Continue reading Unforgotten


I have learned to wear solitude quietly an old quilt draped over sharp shoulder blades engulfed in threadbare patches of memory that I worry with lonely fingertips softly blurring seams between amethyst indigo silver I straddle the scissor edge between missing you and loving you still aware that either way I bleed © 2018 Christine Elizabeth Ray – … Continue reading Blanketed