Free solo

Free solo Your kisses are claws tiny crabs clinging to my toes tingling my nose sneezing starfishes love the slow rock climber ascending the dawn wall polished by sun slopering and then crimping on the scratches left by your soft claws     *A crimp and a sloper are grip and hold used in climbing.

During summer

During summer A snowflake the last drop from the last dream of my soul sinks in you steam before it settles upon the scolding streets returns to sky its barleycorn of blue same size as a fingerprint your fingerprint etched on my window suspended stilled amongst the falling snow     *The barleycorn is a …

Whispers

Whispers In certain corners of certain cathedrals you can softly say a prayer or ask someone to marry you and your words would zip up the fluted walls like Scalextric cars momentum keeping them planted to the cambers of the ceiling before descending in some far-off corner curling into an expectant or unexpectant ear when …