Winter sun

Winter sun Boiled sweetdissolving on the tongueof the rooftopsdripping black cherryinto the caverns of heartsas lion licks the skin from facesevaporating like secretswhispered into snowcold heldin your mouthblush as you burnsinking beyond the streetsdust dusting your stillness

Sun

no.11 Final poem of the planet sequence Sun Why not daughter?you welderchose fusing over smashingeither waysomething is always lostor becomes something elsethe light you makehundreds of thousands of yearsbefore it stumbles drunk out of your heartthen roughly another eight and a half minutesbefore you sing it down streetssmash glass in the gutterstain rooftops with laughterfrom... Continue Reading →

Slate

Slate Time and pressureslow as griefcrushing absence into presencesinters shale into slateslivers of stonethat slice our handsas we add their scalesto our roof sheltering the fireignited from the flint of our skins

You

You 1.Silt my veins with sunlight deposit daylight in my bones2.Dragged sunlight like a peltinto the roomor were you dusted in it?trickling sporesin the darkening airclosing behind you3.Made the sea go silentas you walked bytamed sunlight to a tailthat poured from the back of your head

Return of sound

Return of sound threadbare light of a prayer bright as newborn fingers slow sun a buried balloon rising from the earth quiet empty rooms crack like emberssheet of a song slid under the doorthe dream of a storm quietly unlaces the skybird shadows breathe across the grain of the wood sea purrs sucking darkness backcurtains... Continue Reading →

Beside the sea

Beside the sea I make a firebeside the seathe flames and waveswhisper stories to each otherone of meone of youone of usof how we spread lantern lightover the seabed

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