Untitled

Goodness and truth, kindness and hope; they have no place here. Do you see it?- the darkest, forsaken reaches of my heart. There is an evil buried deep, an evil no one else would believe. She is here, the traitor. See her, the murderer. Nothing but darkness, and me, falling. And so I fall and … More Untitled

An Exchange

Hold on, little one. Clasp your rhetoric tightly as you step away from the splintered cross You’ll need it, for the safety of a list of rules and something called religion. Oh, but don’t you know? Love was never meant to be safe, and this watered-down grace is only half a life. So turn around. … More An Exchange

this rescue

With the wings of the wind I am gone, taken flight. You, merciless pursuer, on my heels, You, merciful heart stealer, calling me back. Was it You who wounded me? Though perhaps, if it was, I would rather fall under your blows than live forever in the empty apathy of my solitary heart. I would … More this rescue

cornerstone

Is it irreverent to believe what I believe about you? To be so preoccupied with your scars? With your limitless love, with your rescue? I have been so wrong about so many things- could it be I am wrong about you, too? I hope not- somehow, I know not, with a certainty I do not … More cornerstone

the rescue

aloft in the deepest of nights is a man with no beauty or majesty- but a poet, a warrior, a healer. a carpenter, a king. a criminal, a saint. He hangs there, arms spread wide, his heart so broken that the whole world falls in. He is nothing to them, and everything to me; the … More the rescue

lamb

I wonder about this place you go, away from me, where there is nothing but night; where tears stream down your face, and you tell me, “Five qualifications, no grace- was there ever any hope for me?” This pain is so deeply rooted, and I cannot shake it, cannot heal it, cannot fill it with … More lamb