All parties are essentially the same, the really good ones are special in tiny ways
I’ve been to millions of parties, in secrecy on pilgrim ships or in the shadows
of New Amsterdam still-life, seemingly timeless cities surfing through the centurie...
All my life I’ve been running into people who declare, “Magic makes the world
a bigger place” as if conjuring greasy spells out of methamphetamine dust
and werewolf dandruff somehow gives your eyes binocular grace, dulls your narrowness
so you see th...
Before my teeth were swampy gemstones, I was but a boy
begging for scraps on the outskirts of some walled city
here was the mighty city with its musclemen and gutter nuns
here was the mighty city with its garbage trucks and concer...
In a dream, sneak away in cover of night
corsage tucked tight around pounding wrist
pulse thrumming through thick veins
powered by green poison burning from
the insides; this is the way it always was
fated from the start, the first moment
you looked in...
she was a brilliant light that could
effortlessly defeat all-consuming darkness
I cocooned myself in, did not know
anyone could exist who possessed
such a vision, had an innocence
I could not compete. And that was
my undoing - competition impossible, ...
His hands moved me like strings
attached to a marionette deftly,
as I danced for him my body lifted
to each movement of his hands like
a caress along every inch of me.
I would feel him as I swung into a
perfect pirouette, I the lithe tigress
stalking in the...