Last Call.

Now we’ll never know as we depart without so much as a goodbye. One of the smartest decisions either of us have probably made in quite some time.

TANGO-STYLED & TONGUE-TWISTED

Tango-styled and tongue-twisted affair. The ripples in your energy tangled my hair. The trembling rocked my mind and drove me home to a place I forgot, to a place I once roamed. Tango-styled and tongue-twisted affair. You got what you wished for: a formidable pair. Trapped in between the moon and you was a song that…

The Anuva Hotel

Of Russian origin, the name ANUVA means “A New Beginning.” She threw out her lastest bottle of gin in the hotel trash can outside her door, hiding the fact that she, alone, had consumed two large bottles of gin in two nights staying at his hotel in the country. Hungover and a tad tipsy, she…

One Heart Beat Away

I am one heart beat away from missing you. I am one table away from one for two. I will have to pull my heart away. You will have to keep me from being swayed. … It’s not your fault in this triangle affair. It’s not like you were meant for me to share. I…

Piano Man

The magic they induced was like serendipity dripping off their tongues. It soaked deep within every fiber of their being and it hung heavy in their lungs. … Piano Man caught her eye in the front of the class, back in ’97. Tickling the ivories on his desk, she thought she had died and gone unto…

Phone Home

This is a poem I wrote in my journal about someone I started dating while locked up in a crisis center. I would call him every night from the hospital, and he had me laughing for three weeks straight. Talk about medicine. He brought out the writer in me and it’s been a love affair with…