black dancer

 

Flowers in the dark

The walls swim
our eyes pour a song

autumn is gone, as all seasons are, tireless in carrion parade
i scratch a roof behind my neck, then say
much murder to our love

my worker’s torso, more bone than connection
dripping with fire.

 

Pulse

And over the path of no relent, the cavern began to fill
i bit your flesh in the darkness
as you screamed and turned: that gulf into light.

 

Maze

The violence.
The caress.
The leviathan.

And when the sky was full, the sun bled
calling my guts cheap &
fed

sliced and made from grace

allowing those songs we
said, to
grow.

 

Eager

We danced the hog dance

both beautiful and nightly, although
perhaps you were more vixen
and i was more sweat

Then we changed the city into dream
where upon my awakening i still scream
licking my teeth with rabid tongue
with each blade of life

where our souls slam the soil
saying mercy under moon

and all the bad things poems can hold
but life cannot.

 

Saturday

disgrace
disgrace
disgrace

and how the Dutch flies scream
both saying where i will travel, and where i have not
and where I will shatter

and yet, where music is the silence of gutter screams
we are each other’s animal
where our scent begins.

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