His Oath Fulfilled

He is a liar. “Now that I know you,” the Scorpion had sworn, “I can never unknow you. Should you ever leave me lonely, I promise I will not live.” But he is still breathing, five thousand miles away, brooding beneath the rolling grey skies that belong to my darling seaside city. I often imagine hisContinue reading “His Oath Fulfilled”

Yesterday I Was Young

Yesterday I was young, Eyes bright that never grew tired– Bold eyes comprised of winter water From the great grey North Sea.     Cal-i-for-ni-ahh beach Skin, sun kissed–mwah! Childish Feet earth dirty, and grass stained toenails. Yesterday I was young,   And my hair was golden, Blinding strands, whirly twirly in The breeze. I wasContinue reading “Yesterday I Was Young”

In the Black

He visits the beachfront every night And shouts her name at the ireful sea. He stands at the rock-strewn coastline, His tall frame stooped and shaking As the frigid tides break before him.   He laments the woman who haunts him— The Archer, a living ghost.   His heartache is a fury that its vesselContinue reading “In the Black”