Perfect in his eyes

Nothing tastes sweeter than nothing when the hurt is past, when something is better than anything; so now there is just my guitar And an empty corridor, where I sing my songs to the rafters, but instead of wishing I was someone else I have learned to be myself And accept that I will never…

The crack in the wall

Just don’t ask me about the crack in the wall The one behind the painting That reminds me of you, A little askew, left of centre; On the other side Is piercing cold.

Dancing in the wind

Emotional shadows of meaningless words drift on the breeze; love torn in two became one body in the blank space of night; when my skirt danced against his legs, eyes bright under dusky eyelashes, warm arm breathed sweetly touched my cheeks like a lover’s caress, distant hearts that burned until the last dying ember was…

Love’s gossamer threads

Love’s gossamer threads Bound us together, tightly Against the strength of a tsunami, Until the whispered breeze Of careless words Blew back the curtain Of things left unsaid, Breaking those threads forever.

It was real to me

It was real to me; Those promises and hopes Of sunshine on her cheek, Warm thoughts Occupied by feelings, Wound together Under sheets, Seeking truth In those eyes; Words of love, Concupiscent, Brought shelter From the rain In her touch; The autumn palette Of her hair, eyelashes, Like autumn leaves Trembling in the breeze, Impetuous…

You loved me

That day You put my book On your shelf, Told me everything, How you felt. Valentine’s Day, Soul mates, Letters to Juliet; Burned intensely Until you answered My heart’s question In the negative. I could have Had your baby, Walked the aisle, Spent my nights Lying next to you; Just fooling myself That it was…

Last night a dream

Last night in a dream, You pulled up in my driveway; A baby in the back seat, White veil in your hair. Don’t you remember That night we fell in love? How your heart beat The first time we kissed. You were my goddess of love, Filling hungry eyes With your midnight desires, Throwing away…