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…

oceanic

heart flutter lures the undertow, vortex of uncertainty; liquid floods every pore doubt my own veracity. sinking fast i feel the shock cold water turns blue to black, seaweed grapples to my limbs mermaid mummy i descend. i round the corners of my mind reasons found to pursue yet i yearn to…

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