||The Inevitable||

Tears stain a face that doesn’t remember what tears feel like It’s happening again Crushing anguish and a fear so deep that it’s become part of the flesh The madness is winning. Stainless steel against a yellowish, orange complexion trying to recreate the color wheel Blue sets in when the numbness runs its course There’s …

~||His Marriage||~

I watch you, smiling in the face of your anxiety. It must be love… Bitter words exchanged in the midst of falling tears still cannot separate you. I’m convinced that it’s love… The more you try to deny your connection, the tighter the ring strangles your finger. The truth still lingers - You’re married to …

~||Scarlet Honey||~

Scarlet honey, for it couldn't be anything else; ran down the length of a man's arms and by extension, his cutlass. The "fight" had ended. Socks and shoes, disappearing with every blink, was splattered, though barely visible, with the missing man's blood. I wonder if his honey smelled good. My heart was racing. The man …