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Soft as adamantium

It’s crazy…people think I’m soft, soft like a pillow but deep inside – wait, no, just underneath the surface I am hard, hard like metal Hard like steel Titanium Adamantium So hard it may as well be unreal (I’m not real) I drink. I can drink. I do drink; drink rivers Drink waterfalls Drink like … Continue reading

Love and self

“[I must get over] the idea that the value of love rises as the self dwindles.” — Susan Sontag the strength of love is not at the expense of identity and self

Sever the stem

If I could sever my brain from my body I wonder what the outcome I wonder what I would say yes to I wonder from what I would run If I close my eyes And shut off my thoughts I sink into the pleasure Of you Not of your slick body Not of the outpourings … Continue reading

Just because

Just because we’re wrong doesn’t mean we’re not right Continue reading

Bits and pieces

There are parts of me that are broken That will never be fixed Pieces of me which have been shattered

galloping horses

If wishes were horses And horses were wishes I would trade every wish and every horse and give you this Give you me 

Two worlds

For sale signs written on car windows Instead of posted on the Internet Not our world 

A human woman

People have written odes, arias, even operas for me Thrown at my feet their bodies and souls in effort for my favor

The nature of women

Women inspire fear and worship in a way that is elemental. Men cannot compare.

ache

I ache every time the sun sets I curl around the softness of my pillow It fails to be even slightly adequate a replacement For the softness of your body 

Raison d’etre

"Raw," she said. "I want something primal. I want something bare and naked. I want you to give me this life raw, unbidden, unhidden, free, fair, and true. Can you do that? Can you do that for me?"

One may only try.

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