A King-Size Bed in a Single Room

There is a space between us, immeasurable by rule, Betrayed by our silence and empty, shredded smiles. Emotion steals my voice, keeping it prisoner to fear, Love is not made easy and only the worthy will survive.  You destroyed my life like the rainbow kills the storm, Alive with a light that stained your colour…

Summer Sun

The sun rises full, fat and happy,well rested after a long winter.He watches over the world fromhigh above the bright blue sky. He sees children, skin painted whiteby the sun lotion of protective mothers.Flowery caps upon their heads, shelteringtheir delicate skin. They splash happilyin fountains, ponds, pools, and dartabout the shallow waters of the sea. He…

Mermaid Dreams

She hadn’t been a whimsical child. Never dreamed of being a princess, didn’t obsess over fairy tales. But now, as she lays here, bare and raw, vulnerable and alone, she wishes nothing more than to be a mermaid. Water is warm, tingeing porcelain skin pink. Capillaries opening, blood pouring to the surface, a light sheen…