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Touch Junkie

In micropoem on 01/01/2017 at 9:02 pm

In need of my next fix
with shaking hands
I reach for you.

Burn

In micropoem on 24/02/2016 at 11:13 pm

When I burn
I promise it won’t be clean
You will never get my soot
out of your lungs.

Imminent Collapse

In micropoem on 08/10/2014 at 9:00 am

The first crack in the wall
is more damaging
more exciting
than the final crumbling.

Magicians, We

In micropoem on 05/10/2014 at 12:26 am

Written incantations
spells of desire
summoned to the real
text made manifest
and then/thus transcendent
beyond language.

We are magicians.

Salt

In micropoem on 17/09/2014 at 10:10 pm

taste of sweat on her skin
and idle wondering
is it mine
or hers
or both
and does it really matter

No Tear

In micropoem on 15/09/2014 at 9:30 am

I don’t tear you when I bite
but mark you for now
an impression felt with teeth and tongue and lips
taste of skin and sweat
A colored, tender reminder for tomorrow
and perhaps one more day

Between Nonexistent Lines

In micropoem on 18/04/2014 at 10:00 am

She reads
what I fail
to write.

Kintsukoroi

In micropoem on 07/04/2014 at 1:42 pm

The very places
I’m cracked
broken
scarred over
she dusts with gold
and makes beautiful.

Urban Walk

In micropoem on 12/12/2013 at 1:07 am

A complete pleasure
all its own
two city blocks
behind a pretty stranger.

inject

In micropoem on 20/05/2013 at 9:00 am

Find a good vein
place your honed words
against my skin
and push