{poem + story} i want to marry you in blue.

{poem + story} i want to marry you in blue.

i want to marry you in blue blue,as stillwaterin a cobalt glass cupas tendernessand passionin blue seaswith salts and stars on our skinsi want to marry youand when i say marry i meanour lips to mergeinto a kiss, a vow,an oathand your eyes taking me inand your handsour...
{poem + story} wolf river.

{poem + story} wolf river.

red me silk tell him i wait by the wolf river perhaps it’s the certainty with which you fellon the wooden floors, that now i too am tempted to soul-sized is the land of my hearthow far i’ve travelled across the twists and turns and curvesfrom a time before...
{poem + story} kiss on the wrist.

{poem + story} kiss on the wrist.

ask the hawk, he knows how you take my love across wild roses’ bedand tie the bottom corners to my ankles how shadows can stretch us, twist us,re-shape us, eventangle us but never break us how soul touches soul on the lips and you take my wristknowing it’s your wrist...
{poem + story} he steps into the sea.

{poem + story} he steps into the sea.

he steps into the sea                        of course he is beautiful, of course                        i am afraid, of the way keeping him a secret makes loving him inevitable i try to convince myself that the sun shining in the middle ofour night isn’t...

say love

i met a manwhose hand i held and maybei shouldn’t have say yes. say yes anyway it is more than skins can holdhis tending for my small bodylove is such a silent giant thinghe’s so blood close. week old roseswatch the floor of our clothesmy morning looks...