i dreamt of love.
I dreamt I loved you.
Locked up in this place, where clouds cover mouths and devils hide in the water, I feel I have lost my human. The telephone is hidden, those evil ones in snow took them and buried them in control and iron bars.
You are all I have to dream of. Your hair smells like grass and leaves; the spring air. Freedom. You know the world; you've seen the way the butterflies kiss, the way birds brush feathers and nuzzle their young.
I do love you.
The women in snow guide me, like I'm a cripple, out to the quaint, supervised sitting arena. We will not get time; emotions are not allowed here, darling. Dearest.
You enter like you own this nest of silent desperation; you wave them away like flies, like locusts. You clasp my hands, my cold hands; too frozen from the ladies in snow.
"I saw a baby rabbit today, just outside."
"White; pure white." Your smile is so gentle, so fond. I touch your lips, wanting to take some of your happiness for my own, keep it hidden
it was a w a t e r f a l l.
We all rushed outside, sandals flooding with the sharp sting of rainwater, flip-flops soaring to the curb, unwanted.
The rain blocked out the sun && it let itself vanish, evaporating like a ghost's whisper in the darkness.
A jig blasted from the stereo inside the pub. It blared freely out over the washed out road and in the wetness, in the release of Mother Nature's tears; we began to dance.
&& oh, how we danced.
Hands met, feet kicked, twirling spirits encased with flesh spinning rapidly in a pattern of wild, ecstatic abandon. Our eyes shone into the grayness, mocking its melancholy demeanor && making it smile with our torrid shenanigans.
&& then he caught me. Strong, ringed hands, gripping my waist, my soaking shirt, melting through the cheap cotton && polyester. His blood seared into my body, surging down into me, infecting.
I launched up onto my toes, frantic for the taste of his mouth, his curved smile, wanted to make it mine. I tossed my arms thoughtlessly around his neck,