The Darling

The darling girl who was so sweet to me Look how quickly she has fallen into misery Like Babylon’s best harlot for turning tricks Burning down what we were beyond a fix My darling girl who has bewitched you to be so petty? Throwing pity parties all alone with cheap confetti I would have savedContinue reading “The Darling”

The Land

I approach your dwelling oh so cautiously while still holding back You beckoned with promises of living forever and ever without lack So beautiful is the land you inhabit, warm and full of life Can I really count myself here among those with no strife? If you don’t mind may I bleed on your fieldsContinue reading “The Land”

All my best mistakes came with big brown eyes

Well I like fire as much as the next soul, my love. But to set a whole city ablaze seems a step above. We never intended harm to them did we, my dear? Love was on our mind yet we inspired so much fear. All my best mistakes came with big brown eyes. You sawContinue reading “All my best mistakes came with big brown eyes”

Love in World War 3

Persian sands glowing in the Arbian night Blood rain falls with the old gods might We made something new they couldn’t match We made death on a scale they couldn’t catch But I still wanna be right here hand in hand with you Your wanting eyes illumined with a radioactive hue We can fade awayContinue reading “Love in World War 3”

Reflections by the fire

Lighting the stuffed pipe I shook the match until its burning tip extinguished into nothingness. “You know” I began, puffing a few times to get a good cauldron of embers going before continuing “I was writing a story just the other day, or I guess you could call it a poem.” “Oh? What about?” AskedContinue reading “Reflections by the fire”