Satin rasped on stubble, lies spilled from lips.
“What’re you supposed to be?”
“Ummmm… your nightmare?”
He said nothing, but said it very well
She has a name. I never knew it.
Her butter knife spread his ribcage. Tables turned.
His face said hello but his eyes shattered.
And now, the end is near. Begin again.
The bus was late; she was late too.
The snake charmer went through many, many apprentices.
“A snipe hunt isn’t a search for snipers. “
His costume was welcome everywhere but in public.
His betrayal came in silken words of affirmation.
He couldn’t overlook her scars; neither could she.
She’s like a candle in the wind. Unreliable.
His heart bled for her favorite ritual sacrifice
I really hate conflict. Unless you like it.
The wolf was hired by the brick-house pig.
I stupidly let Jerry buy two rubber snakes.
Take Off. Travel around. Fly home. Need holiday.
Promised me the world. Gave me mud map.