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…

timing

the tell-toll patience it’s deafening silence sends prickly heat through the shaft of my spine; those nights of confusion and indigo questions throb through my skull at inopportune times. i want the consumption the raw devastation that patience and virtue must leave behind; so travel me further past bottle-green grottoes and quench…

bed is cold

last night i missed you so i felt the wetness beckon and i throttled the desire that threatened me for you were not in sight to quench it sometimes it feels like you’re gone gone from this world to the after and i try to remember everything and my head hurts with…

It’s the Food that Binds Us

Above: Country breakfast on the weekends. I put turmeric in the potatoes. The first weekend I was back I made a country breakfast for the whole family. Homefries with paprika and tumeric, scrambled eggs, toast and turkey sausages. Breakfast is one of my favorite meals, especially on the weekends. I love feeling…

some love

some love is a race a freight train running late, an s.o.s., scarlet sky requesting a kiss one is powerless to deny. some love brews low till it bubbles in time seasoned with knowing crimson dew. 3.20.02 © Eliza Alys Young