Ache

I used to be able

to tell you anything.

Through your silences

and perfectly-timed kisses,

you opened me up to every word

I wanted to speak.

Vulnerability, honesty,

they were stirred

by the taste

of your tongue.

And together

we began unfolding.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Like Ripples

Your smile breaks stillness,

ripples on a pond,

spreading to your eyes.

I breathe in water,

smirking,

waiting,

to drown happily

in your laughter.

Pretty

There’s no denying she’s pretty. The type of pretty that takes hours of consideration, lotions, and a calculator to add up those calories. She moves through the world like it’s all just scenery; backgrounds for popped hips and glossed lips and if the lighting’s not perfect, her filter is.

Continue reading