Ivory Tower

Jailed my heart from intruders, invaders, those dreamers walls and iron bars to clot the flow or rushing romance. But your embraces Each a front Chisels tiny pieces To plot the escape From this safe sanctuary // Advertisements

joie de vivre

Cusping Onto a careening future And while walking in this foyer, this drawbridge of finally surpassing grief I kick the ground to make sure it’s still firm It’s the rock I want And not the sand It’s the stones I hope to feel beneath my feet and not the rip currents of Before Truly Peaceful…

Coma Dreams of Alternate Universes, Guest post by Catherine J. Byerly

That night should’ve happened in another dimension How beautifully tragic, A pain unfamiliar, Part of a different past. But I wouldn’t trade anything. Which only makes it worse One where I’m stronger, freer One not being torn apart by Hinged ions ripping to shreds The framework of my security Once in a while Once in…