Mirror Mirror

by Simply Bree Mirror mirror on the wall Who is the fairest of them all? I don't care about their skin tone Their height or their weight I just wanna see the ones Who laugh at their mistakes I wanna know the ones Who can look at their flaws Dismiss the mislabels And call them … Continue reading Mirror Mirror

Pre-Coffee

blankness, heavy behind my eyes. i can feel thoughts struggling to form, almost, almost, heading to the forefront, moving like molasses, collecting into a pool and rising into a figure i can almost make it out - and it collapses onto itself, spills and separates. how long have i been sitting here? how long has … Continue reading Pre-Coffee

Quad of Kin

by Cat Coule Staring didn't accomplish much But to make my eyes much wetter. No matter how much power lies in my irises, It was much less than enough to bring back life to his. Alas, he was now among the unseen, where eyes have little influence. So I sang, the sounds among us channeled … Continue reading Quad of Kin

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 … Continue reading Fly By

Dreamscape

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 … Continue reading Dreamscape

I Knew

I guess I knew once I woke up and my throat was cold and desert-dry from the determined draft seeping in from the cracked open window. I knew when the blankets were finally just warm enough, holding me captive in comfort, and not frantically cast off to alleviate the suddenly stifling straight-jacket feeling. I definitely … Continue reading I Knew