What Happens Here

i dreamt that i died and in the afterlife, surrounded by huge grey stone walls [the ones that couldn’t quite block out the brilliant, blinding Dali desert beyond], in a courtyard that seemed both tiny and cavernous, i asked the first person i met: “what happens here, when you die?” – because death seemed inevitable […]

Fly By

The days keep flying by, and all I can think of is that I hope time stops but not yet only when I round the corner and finally see you and drink in the way you look at me and forget how I got from my door and into your arms, burrowing till our bodies […]


he turned to face her, challenging, eyes sparkling and mouth twisted slightly (ineffectively hiding his smile). she slowly stepped forward into the sudden thickening silence, pushing forward with concentrated effort, his grey-blue gaze slowly looming closer and larger till the irises expanded and expanded and engulfed her completely. she stepped through onto the pale sand […]


As the sun finally sets, and dusk settles in,ย I write your name in the sand for the 157th time. For the 157th time, the water rushes forward and laps it up, as though to remind me that I should just forget you. I write it again, And before I finish the last loop, the water […]

Head to Toe

I dreamt of your stormy grey eyes, tired but twinkly, wondered if I’d get to laugh with you and watch the crinkles in the corners deepen or lean my head gently on your chest whileย  you hug me from behind,ย  strong presence at my back and arms wrapped loosely around my waist as weย  watch […]

What If

i hope he lifts me up in the air spins me around – until my vision gets blurry and my head threatens to fall off until i can’t tell if i want to die or laugh until i almost pass out – and sets me down.   sometimes i pretend that my honey wheat pretzel […]