Second Place and Runner-up

lethargy’s onset creeps when my Ego’s rung by truth’s ceiling. precious suicides hook their teeth into my skin embellishing the white hot fever of defeat. festering, its black enzymes rot my reflection in any passing window, placid water body or pupil. left for dead, my passions collect dust by the fragments of my fractured angle. […]

Perennially Pining

your long tease strung me cross the garden, leashed dopamine receptors, dribbling pistils, honeybees, dusted in pollen, hung in the thickness of the summer months.   broken orange clay pots,  wiry fixtures swung dumb   in the breeze, me   my impatiens seeded deep. the telephone’s taproot sucking down the last of last weeks conversation   a drought […]