Paramour was the result of me trying out a new style I briefly played around with during the summer. I had experimented with a similarly short-form poetry style last Winter but those poems were driven by and large by wordplay and less by the conscious effort that characterized Paramour and her (younger) sister, Revelator. The concept of Paramour was … Continue reading “Paramour” Master Post
You would have been shatterproof but for the impact hitting home the world came crashing down after that just for want of a nail but who threw the stone that broke the glass house just to see the shards rain down and scatter just to sift through it and find his diamonds nobody knows and … Continue reading Lockjaw French Kiss
Ruby red lips smeared into the shape of a sigh mark the grave plot right under the street lights the look in your eyes show how deep you’ve dug it your face is pale and rough your cheeks dry and rugged like the face of that porcelain doll you had that broke in the hands … Continue reading Dollface
Edging out, on the verge inching on like a worm hungry smearing flecks of gold across your tongue and you can taste all the red pennies that went into the making of this scenario they taste like a gun barrel would like blood and love and hate like honey from a diseased honeycomb fatal and … Continue reading Honeyrot
Wear the makeup like it makes you up the eye shadow to hide the shadows in your eyes and the concealer like it’ll conceal anything and your face will look a lot more like you. Find the red bottom stillettos to match your trail mess up your hair like you just don’t care wear that … Continue reading Kinderwhore
Stitches underneath the lipstick the modest smirk barely held together cross- threaded lips sealed forever You opened wide to clench shut bit off more than you could chew now suck it down just swallow it just let it swim around on your tongue just get to know the taste before you let yourself choke on … Continue reading Choker
Shifting blue hues the windshield’s ghostly gleam someone’s saying something important out there something is not what it seems you should have paid closer attention and caught the signs outlined in silver flashing red as they passed you by.
You’re at the twist that changes everything as the leather warms up under you fault lines like the legs of the hole lined with shark’s teeth spread open for you inviting you in calling you out calling you calling
I can feel it coming feel the touch of your unnatural forces pulling me deeper and deeper in the curve is sliding back and we are hanging by a thread a hair’s breadth is now the shortest distance between you and me.
All strings attached the knotted strands loop around each digit of your fingers like a lover’s hands wrapped around the barrel of a rifle entangling my grip in trip wires as thin as the locks of your hair tied around the trigger just waiting for me to twitch.