TAPESTRY

I was a rag doll— trifled, toyed, and played Whose patchworks were rended, torn, and ripped Every scraps and seams don't fit I'm a roman tapestry— stitched, sewn, and weaved Every thread is an untold story A piece of the whole new one unveiling before me

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THE DAY I WELCOMED DARKNESS

The day I welcomed darkness, I lay by the window watching the sunrise of memories deliquesce upon my morbid mouth Smelling the peaches of no surprise, I let it swill unto my deforested cavity I've been expecting its infliction Prepared the table with a cup of coffee and cigarettes, Urged to change the warm comfy …

SYNESTHESIA

In between the mundane seconds of a yellow Sunday afternoon and the stale poppies melting on my ill windowsill I hear your grey voice rushing in sea waves Echoing in my brain's camphoraceous caves Conquering my body like it's a war zone fighting for my sanity And the faces of your face are rip-offs clinging …

OUT IN THE COLD

I wore your hat to protect my head from the debris falling from our family tree but the spilling blues and red, lumps the purple on my skin The invisible scars, the indelible tints Throbs and thumps within 'Cause father, when you left I saw how mother went out in the cold gasping for life, …

S

I saw you stood like a palm tree with drooped leaves falling free I heard you laughed without a sound and it echoed beneath the ground There's a yellow orange gumball you didn't chew it was stuck in your throat, choking you your lips were unripe plums turning into prunes as your smile loomed like …

BLUE MOON

My vicious muses were clad in pastel vintage dresses today dozing in the cradle of my mind high on substance and depth as Elvis' voice soothes their frantic nerves as if it were Sunday morning and they're sucking its aurora like caramel pacifiers on their overwrought merlot lips my voluptuous heart undulates, purrs like Marilyn …