Archive for the ‘writing’ category

again

July 5, 2010

and if I said
I was anywhere near sane
anywhere near normal
anywhere near kind
please forgive the transgression
and don’t forget
to lock yourself inside

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not awake (for Keren, as I may find her)

July 4, 2010

trying hard not to breathe
for fear
your waking
may discontinue harmonious labor
of your glory
and the wealth of the moment
will be broken
by the shards we call reality

a choice

June 27, 2010

adulterate
amputate
batter
bowdlerize
butcher
cripple
crush
cut
damage
deface
disable
disfigure
dismember
distort
expurgate
hack
hash up
hurt
injure
lacerate
lame
maim
mangle
mar
mess up
mutilate
ravage
scratch
spoil
weaken

tears unshed

June 24, 2010

i have never
been as shocked
as the moment
i saw
how scarred
my circumcised penis is

not (again)

June 23, 2010

not the moment i wasted
nor the moment wafting away
but the sad beauty of your honest smile
and the hope in my farewells
have left me stranded between

repeat

June 20, 2010

the love
the sex
the lies
the touch
the intimacy
the fallacy
the killing
the death

chutes too narrow

June 11, 2010

and pains too near
and fears too great
and eyes too open

all cruddy lines I have been thinking of using