hold me now

ever consider bones? their fragility? a thunder in the knuckles an ocean in the ligaments heartbeats when they swim malignant growths,  split,  cracked back into place a night of heavy drinking under the shower clean and virtuous bones swell with time and keratin a wax candle drip from the inside push-pull friction resurgent echoes to …

dark man dream

A strong woman needn’t call herself such. A witch is a witch, the end. Words are just noises, and I am just dirt mixed with water, mud. In awe of hypocrisy, I sip my hot chocolate. A caring tongue burn is restful resurrection from the thorns I prick my eyes with. An iced-sweet tea doesn’t …

they long for her

I am acquired taste I am dirty under nails, fingerbeds, cuticles, vaginalhood, I am everything that breathes and dies in your mouth I am serpentine, sanguine, cellophane, serenade I am soft tender claws on your back, a cough drop drip A throat slit A tongue sucked black A black sucked tongue Fierce devotion to your …

we’ve turned soft

we’ve turned soft a nation of tender meat everything insults the Greats aren’t Great we praise the mediocre it’s insane. who will read poems about flaming hot cheeto’s & Tinder dates a 100 years from now, and say that it is the greatest work they’ve ever read?  regurgitating the same, fucking, shit. I’m not here …