I’ve bitten my fingernails right down, down to you and I can’t stop moving Culled all my sulky inclinations Thought I did, thought I eliminated it/them/I guess Some things will always feel comfortable Familiar wall for my back to recall old flame, Allure is ebbing truly All I’m missing is sleep and the chance to… Continue reading Corner Pocket
Never have I dreamt of this before by Phillip Ellis Never have I dreamt of this before. You are as a mystery of glory, making me know this, beloved adored never have I dreamt of this before. Of your reveries I set store, adoring alone the divine story never had I dreamt of this before:… Continue reading Never have I dreamt of this before
Since the darkness by Sue Clennel Since the darkness I have been on the wrong side, the listing side of the ship. There are always new arrivals who wait with me to watch the moon suck us in. Balancing, balancing. Scared of the flick knives of cold Januarys. Scared of the barbed kisses of fished… Continue reading Since the darkness
The New Day by Phillip Ellis I will drown in the new day as though it, too, were an ocean. And there’s more than to just say I will drown in the new day: I’ll seek beauty, float away on the high tide’s sweet emotion, I will drown in the new day as though it,… Continue reading The New Day
“On a New World” by Phillip Ellis Above the vaulted sky hung silently, lonely upon such an empty world, silence, lay around me, and it fenced me into the thought of gods but of them none ever was, the sky, still as sigh or stone, ever alone, ever alone.