not where you looked last

Posted in Crimson Writ, Poetry on October 29th, 2020 by D'jaevle

you want to disappear
but I know
all your
hiding
places

you want to be lost
but I know
it’s because
it means being
somewhere
new

you want nothing.
but I know
you really
want everything

you’ve just
been taught
not to ask.

sheer

Posted in Crimson Writ, Poetry on October 12th, 2020 by D'jaevle

you cannot say
“this is enough.”
when
the thought
of your thighs
makes the world
too small
to hold
my
hunger