Insatiable

He caved eventually gave in to her nagging left his wife, his children, mistook her naked willingness for love, a signal of commitment – it was not – she would not package her feelings into a domestic box had no intentions of ever after clothed her vulnerability in sex as treacherous as Eve’s serpent she […]

Love Matters

Ex-lovers, like criminals line up – a visceral backdrop Another vies to take their place, a critical eye and no-nonsense disposition questions motivations highlights the faults in righteous accusations, bends the arrow of blame reassigning guilt the jilted, now pathetic, craves absolution, starves for appreciation awakens to sickening revelation that sex alone cannot sustain relationship […]

Sanctity

He possessed a certain divinity, a soft-spoken modesty she read as safe harbour, fell for maiden-like innocence, her blessed compliance. Married in the sacred way, carnal mounting accentuating a tailored love – husband and wife exploring, celebrating glorious submission until joy plummeted – impossible to duplicate infatuation in a void – they grasped at objects, […]

Breaking Free

Seems we are singularly obsessed – we two, one story – driven to acquire,invested in finding comfort, facing tumultuous conditions, as if property like a fortress will cloak our insecurity. Look at us, disheveled, gambling on life, average citizens, likely to fail – choosing to recreate, question our destiny – the dilemma:  having been disgraced […]

Distance

Even in togetherness there is distance. I am alone. A central figure, distracted, aiming for contact  – unable to eviscerate control – repeatedly producing a singular confusion. Define success… Is it the one on top, the know-it-all, or are these the mechanisms of estrangement? I am unable to discern – stability never more than a […]

Let Failures Lie

Pampered, socially supported education would have been preferable but I don’t belong to the elite, and this malaise disrupts any hope for success. Learn best in the trenches, dragged-out combat over hobnobbing – can relate to the broken, other-abled, survivors who thrive despite challenges. Know a man, who without speech or behavioural norms, moves others […]