if i could tell you…

it’s the space between the words the gentle intake of breath it’s your lost island look when i’m near it’s the sense i am so beautiful i bless you with my smile it’s the unexpected touch i’m still here it’s the love we know we’d make and the children that would come…

beast of enjoyment

there is a river of light which flows through my body and carries me past my paper thoughts and painted smiles. it leads me to the darkened wall where the silent beast of enjoyment lies. the beast, which desires all and tears the painted smiles to engage in violet heat, is only…

el mar

colbalt arcs tourmaline foam waves encroach, froth collides jagged shore. current swells inner sea feelings ebb. 5.2.03 © Eliza Alys Young [Featured Image]

excavation

the coffin of my heart began to rot; the lid is shut the walls are wood the worms are eating through i feel the dirt tickling the scratchy pain burns my skin someone, is shoveling i see the bright blue sky the gateway of my pain was rusted shut; cemetery of my…

dragon slayer

you do not know how long i wait a mottled journey led me here through brambled thickets and boggy swamps with tests of love, of pain, of fear so young was i when i began this trek this knowing you would come to me through all the shit i cleaned the muck…