Tag Archives: conflict

Smoke(d and)screen(ed)

i can’t stay ramrod straight my back does hurt. even as i lean away, i’m afraid of hurting you by the slope, breaking the ropes and plunging headlong into i know not what. let me home and keep me home, … Continue reading

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Body Language

i frantically paint myself opaque even as my eyes light up transparent. i determinedly close myself up even as my legs stray apart. i swear not even to dream and stay awake in a conscious dark dream. i want not to bind myself … Continue reading

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