Beautiful Suicide

    i avoid your embrace for fear of immolation but today decided to die to feel the flesh melt from my bones     we are grown black boys in white socks dragging  feet across carpet   we hide prophet smiles because we know the same secret   we know that when finger meets flesh we … Continue reading Beautiful Suicide

The Book of Melvin

I.  ||rememory|| we were star-crossed lovers in a galaxy with no moons—little stars who burned brightly in separate corners of the black. fate placed us in a cedar room with low lights and graffiti of vandals. miscreant etchings proclaiming love of forbidden things were spread across the walls like hieroglyphs of the fallen. and we … Continue reading The Book of Melvin