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My First Firefly

I saw my first live firefly last night. It was really cool. I had always imagined that the light they blinked would be greenish yellow, like that glow-in-the-dark paint. But it is not — it is bright fire orange yellow. For the short while that they were blinking their lights, […]

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Wanting

This poem was an experiment … pushing my comfort level with expressing sexual desire. It was written February 20, 1991. Let my lips enfold you      like petals about the stamen Let my hand caress you      like the ocean           caresses the shore Let my eye behold you      more beautiful than a […]

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Vampire

This poem was written February 8, 1991. A soul tormented filled with desire he cannot fulfill Filled with love he cannot express for in that moment when the teeth pierce the life flow and in a wave of passion      pain           and fear he destroys that which he love      and desires […]

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Perfect Boyfriend

Written February 28, 1991. Be my daddy      and take care of me Be my lover      and love me Be my brother      Be my friend           Be my everything Let me be who I am      Who I want to be      and tell me what to do Set me free      and chain me […]

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