I said goodbye, and your blink never happened. You missed it as my face closed, and the shadows within my heart, shuttered over it, inflamed by your indifference and your missing awareness. I remember the moment that my goodbye became final, when I realized that no matter how hard or how long I knocked, you […]
It was an amazing feeling, she thought, as she sidestepped stones jutting out from the freshly machine-pressed dirt road. It had been an exceptionally difficult journey but she was finally at a point where she could release her breath and just breathe. Nobody had warned her that it was going to be such a challenge. […]
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Let’s say a guy named Fred is attracted to a woman named Martha. He asks her out to a movie; she accepts; they have a pretty good time. A few nights later he asks her out to dinner, and again they enjoy themselves. They continue to see each…
It wasn’t like sugar, more like the sting of hot, rancid onion-pepper. My lips cracked against your own, and I felt you drain the life from my very own mouth. Painful passion pranced across our joined lips, and my soul hemorrhaged the love we once shared, forcing it to spew out in the saliva that […]
You came to me in my dreams, the night before last. I forget what our tale was that night, but I certainly remember the tale we wove before… Before your sudden goodbye. My broken heart. And the dirt that thudded over you to seal you in forever.
I walked in alone. Unaccompanied. Escorted only by vivid memories of you, and echoes of your laughter. The reggae enveloped me and the beat stirred my heart. I missed you then, more than my every day I-miss-Attika swings… With a ferocity that brought forth a spring