A Dance After Dark

It is the cruelty of fateThat keeps us separatedAnd apart.Missing the feel of yourSkin on mine.The touch of yourFingertips across my cheekAnd the taste of your lipsAgainst my own. It is but the cruelest ofAll heartachesTo be without you.To pine for your smileAnd the wickednessOf your voice. I have but simpleMemoriesTo tide me overUntil weContinue reading “A Dance After Dark”

Ophelia’s Last Kiss

Oh, loveOh sweet tarnished Prince,Would that my loveCould cure yourFractured mindAnd my kissCould free yourAnguished heart,I would beg theHeavens,Once again,To take your painFrom you. I watch your descentInto madness,Helpless and afraid,But I feel I understandIt, more than most,And sympathize withYour fight against the Sun. Tragedy begets tragedyHeartbreak begets more.I know these trialsBecause I have witnessedThemContinue reading “Ophelia’s Last Kiss”

Eternity’s Door

Long ago,Beneath the moonAnd the clear skies,We made vows to each other,To be boundUntil we meet at Eternity’sDoor. Under Her watchfulI begged you toPull me closer,Kiss my tearsAnd grant meMy moonlitWish. To love me until the heavensAre no moreAnd I am made brandnew. And so,I watched time pass meBy.As hoursTurned to minutes,And minutesTurned to seconds,MyContinue reading “Eternity’s Door”

These Dreams of Mine

It begins asMost of theseDreamsOf mine do,In a place whereI hear your softWhispersAnd feel your tenderTouch. Where the moon keepsWatch over our memories,And we’re never lonelyThere.Where we live beyondThe shadowsAnd the starsTell storiesTo be about us. Meet me inOur secret garden.Filled with purple and goldFlowers,Cultivated byOur tears andBlooming withOur desire. BecauseI feel your phantomKisses whenYou’reContinue reading “These Dreams of Mine”

Echoes in the Night

In the background,The song plays quietlyBarely above a whisper. The chords strikeAnd hum in perfectHarmony.It thrums with desireAnd hunger. But there’s sadnessThere, amongst theEchoes in the night.Echoes of whatWe once were. Because when IClose my eyes andHear the music,I hear yourVoice andThe beautifulWay you spokeMy name. I hear the past,And the memoriesThat never fade. TheContinue reading “Echoes in the Night”

Wicked

And with a wickedPrayer on my lipsAnd a taste of loveOf my tongue,I gift myself to you.Mind and body,Secrets and memories.I give you the darkestParts of me,To shine your lightAnd make me whole. BecauseYou see,I was made for it.Born for it.Shaped by the universeAnd bound to it.My path is fixedWith you in my sights.You areContinue reading “Wicked”

Unpredictable

My poetic love,The one I give myWords to. With eyes that lightUp my darknessAnd the strengthTo ease my nightmares. The one who doesn’t runFrom my pain,But embraces itHelps me build from itAnd loves me whenMy nights grow cold. I write these words for you,Because somehow I knowThat our love,Though beautiful andDamnedWill last throughoutThe ages. IContinue reading “Unpredictable”

Ruin Me

The moon is highAnd her light shinesThrough my window. She illuminates yourFace in my memoriesAnd I can see the heavens. I tremble at your touchAnd find myself lostIn the depths of your eyes.I feel as thoughI am under your spellAnd I want more. For fate or chance,Destiny or circumstanceHave brought us togetherTo travel into theContinue reading “Ruin Me”

Forget Me Not

In the darknessOf the hour,I succumbed to theQuiet pain in my heart. I failed to recognizeMy own frailtyAnd vulnerability. I didn’t prepare myselfFor the heartbreakOf losing you. I stole myself awayAnd hid in the deepestRecesses of my mind.Away from the thoughtOf losing your touchYou strengthYou tenderness. Alone in the prisonOf my own making,Unavailable to processTheContinue reading “Forget Me Not”

Exist

Your petals so softThey whisper my nameFull gold, expensive, exquisite,Existing on another plane.I long to visitTo show up at your doorFlower in handFlower in heart. You,My golden-toned Black beautyMore precious because of your shapeThe sculpting of time and experience.Stronger than other,Yet a soft metalPurified and enhancedSo that diamonds dare not sparkleToo dimmed by your light.Continue reading “Exist”