A screaming silence-

I am deaf to love.

 

The dragon and the castle

Protecting and hiding me.

A moat, where demons lurk undisturbed.

A self loathing hunger-

It gluts on the hope and fear of perfection.

 

A shield, a wall.

My tower, safe and high.

I sing and I cry, unheard.

 

It keeps the Lover out,

Flagellating me with delusional hope

It lies in wait,

Ready to consume him when he comes.

 

A dark cold night with no dawn nor surprise,

A pit with no end, a free fall of pain and shame.

 

I’m totally wild,

Dancing as I fall-

The gift of isolation.

 

Night after night, dashed against moonlit rocks,

A black ocean, gorgeous and lethal, drowns me sweetly.

 

A cool refuge in a boiling world,

An oasis undiscovered,

a desert that goes to infinity.

 

This is where I miss you.

 

 

 

 

 

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