2023 01 22


we meet on the platform
and hold each other close.
both eager to start
destroying and remaking ourselves
in each other's image.

you've spent your life running
and me mine hiding.
it's long time we began
tracing our lifelines beyond the sand
and into the skies.

falling on trust's blade,
rearranging nerve endings,
knowing nothing will feel the same again.

you reach inside,
and tear your flesh.
your viscera spews out, staining my sheets,
and we smile at each other.

grabbing a handful,
you hold it to my chest
and teach me to fear death again.

i will tear myself apart on the altar of You.