Proverbs 4:23

A dreamer falls in love with an idea I had the urge to look at the picture once more. A very peaceful picture. A sleeping man. A glass table. The soft afternoon sun on his quiet smiling face. A very simple picture. Yet it incites so much emotion. My heart wreaking havoc inside my chest.…

The Young Man in the Coffee Shop

I was communicating with my friend, Jed, via text message when he told me he was headed for a coffee shop to write in his journal. I tried imagining this new friend write in an actual journal. I’ve only read his works online. So we came up with this relay of descriptive texts. Me: A…

The Amorous Language of Words

for one ‘quiet’ evening ‘Beautiful’ tucked a stray strand of hair behind my ear, while ‘I have you’ gazed intently into my eyes ‘I am here for you’ whispered sweet silences, and took my hand while I taught you to dance in the ballad of this frozen night I stayed in the fire of ‘I…

Last night

for our love of psychological horror Last night, I broke into your apartment. I tiptoed my way in and messed with your life somehow. You will find the letters of your keyboard have all turned into shapely little r’s, and your chair– well, I tried to move it out of that corner, but you’re right,…

Key getting to know me fact

When I love I love deeply, seriously, passionately– it’s a little like holding a feather in your palm or watching a leaf fall or looking at the sky until it turns purple or lying on a bed of grass and staring at the stars, drinking in the universe and the very moment of seeing it…

Sign Language

There is a beautiful silence between us. One punctuated by stares, full of meaning, a cup brimming with words unsaid. I drink in your eyes, that subtle glint– a wonder, a curiosity. I linger in that corner of your lips where a playful smile drew itself. There. When finally you laugh, I feel your voice…

I want you to hold me

for time and space, future video games, and the kisses after each I want you to hold me, to tell me to be still, to wrap your arms around me, to make me feel this and everything else is real. I want you to run your fingers through my hair, to whisper sweet nothings that…