STUCK

I never meant for you to stay…But, you have.

The Bell Tolls

At the nape of your neck.. my pale fingernails linger in thin curls.. softly pressing you into my cheek.. your ear to mine.. around my shoulders you rest.. tender grazing on soft sheets..we wrap each other.. we hold and console carefully concealing one another.. tightly safeguarding… At times, I am underneath you.. hiding and retreating,…

I died today

I died today… my skin darkened, and color changed. Air rushed from my body. I became silent. Softly I closed my eyes, felt my limbs freeze…stiff and still, I left. I drowned. The water consumed me, covered my head, filled my nose, and flooded my mouth. My ears popped. My lungs grew heavy..my chest puffed…