Ours was an unbridled love Runaway A tale of lust and passion Blessed beneath a midnight sky and a dusty summer rain.
It was two years from the date that his second daughter was born. Christened, Madeline Jane, she’d shuddered, chest heaving through her gown, as the priest muttered blessings and sprinkled holy water upon the crown of her smooth, pinkish head. Earlier this morning, the small family had celebrated her second birthday with a simple cake. They’d laughed as the child smeared vanilla frosting across … Read More
She wasn’t just any rose, She was the whole damn garden Yet, you couldn’t see past her thorns. Patient, she waited for you to notice Her love- abundant. In sunshine, she bloomed In rain, she folded herself Her scent drove you mad Crushed, she oozed hot-sweet pleasure Green tea and lemons, A spoonful of honey. Her touch, intoxicating Soft as velvet, artful You swore … Read More Damask
Cut my heart It bleeds stronger Dripping rubies to cement Play my heart It beats dulcet harmonies Infusing rust and gold Wound my heart I take a stand Your silent storm no more Didn’t you know? My heart is fierce Ancestral, brave and true Inked by fire’s light: to blood
The saddest moment is when you realize that the people you love, the ones you’d give anything for, are the very same whose smiles mirrored sunbeams behind a curtain of darkness. The same who served you sweet tea, soured in deceit. ~broken trust