Settling

The house protects its own With its whispered creaks and moans Stretched to its very limits By the secrets it withholds Outlasted by time’s cruel show Blazing sun dancing in windows Traced around shadow and light Like salty tears to dust Seasons blend together as rain Coalescing into prismatic refrain While wood calcifies like bone … Continue reading Settling

Settling

She sits sideways Fragile as dust Waiting to dissipate If the wind shifts Tears dry from time Slipping swiftly past While dreams fade Replaced by settling Deep inside her bones Where love died And she was born From its ashes These charred ruins That decide her fate Cool in desert air Detached like his voice … Continue reading Settling