Tag Archives: Love and Melancholy

No, She Said

      Legs freeze jelly-numb, breath watered to flakes From a distant shore, he longs, Glued to a doubter’s dream, the image Sought to crush his heart, to flash The sore of his love back in icy waves; Words sleek beyond players ranting, Beyond passion imaginable… But no, she said   Three comb teeth … Continue reading No, She Said

Closed Shop

For love is marketing. Everyone is marketing something Damilola Ebony Today, I close my shop I will no longer pay taxes That tempt my eyes to a squinting My goods are not for sale Because it is burnt beyond recognition The market remains open And the one legged, bow legged Brazillian-hair deamons still come for … Continue reading Closed Shop