SLICED

  A haunting is happening in this house that holds me A sinister spirit that sighs in the shadows A feeling of fear is feeding on a frenzy As it ghoulishly groans and gasps from its gallows A breath is baying by this bed that now binds me With its fetid foulness that’s flitting by my […]

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CHEZ MOI

  I release you From the obsession, From the overly long Ogles of observation, Trepidation And a grass, Seemingly green, Long since remembered. You are no longer That deep desire In the distant darkness, Distracting me, Daring me To deploy, To defect, To retour. That significant Substance Shimmering In the shadows, Swaying slowly, Seducing me, […]

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CITY OF SHADOWS

  You’ve lingered in the shadows For so long now Hovering like some ghastly ghost Breathing a beat behind my neck Baying in the stillness And beckoning me To see you To hear you To return to you. You’ve lingered in the memory For a lifetime Refusing to dust and die Replaying your part repeatedly […]

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A Little Repose

You haunt me, you know, your park benches empty in the shadows of moonlight And your lamplights; desolately romantic as if longing for a lovers embrace. I know not why you have called me out of them all. A million people Thread through your streets everyday, every night, yet I am the one With pen […]

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Haunted

The ghost I’m haunted by Is the one I’ve created Myself, alone, Singlehandedly, Without intension Or foresight, Without the slightest foundation To fright. The ghost I’m haunted by- Lurking but a fraction away From a fingers touch, Like the mind numbing Manipulation Of a menacing muscle Convulsively contracting, That lingers Amid a thousand other Consciously […]

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Haunted Heart

What particular particle Of the self Left itself behind In your absence? What form of matter Is this That moves When all else in the night Sleeps soundly? Because here I am, Stirred so, My body jerked alert, My eyes wide open And my senses Shouting to me That you’ve just left the room. And […]

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