Tag Archives: desire

Two is More

I want to drink the wine off your tongue I want to trace across your body All the lines that you have won I want to pause on all your pain I want to reach into your valleys and eliminate … Continue reading

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Serendipity

it’s not in the way that you breathe between each breath as your voice unfolds it’s not in the way that you sway from side to side when the beat is right it’s just in the way it’s all in … Continue reading

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unfadeable

she’s unfadeable every moment that stands between her last smile and tomorrow’s dream as I have slowly become the blend in the evening sun her colors still fill each glass that’s half full it’s as if all clocks have no … Continue reading

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held frameless

she is just a photograph taken in black and white sharp contrasts that never bleed past their edges held frameless dust drifts on and off the edges always remaining tucked behind your reach there she smiles but only in her … Continue reading

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unsure

on the edge on the verge looking down looking in as the weighted light draws me closer shall I fall? shall I play this hand? as gravity plays its part once again blindly seeing through tear soaked glass that encompassed … Continue reading

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neither lost, nor found

as she leaves me still in the trace of the morning light I remain braced by unspoken words trapped hanging off tongues I cower down unable to rise above to inhale the fresh air that oscillates around me these chains … Continue reading

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firestorm

I remember the firestorm as it burned across my skin leaving marks where love paused and decided to let the flames paint scars as reminders of how fate was taken into trembling hands and tempted its promise and as it … Continue reading

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I wonder

who am I to wonder? where you have rested your heart bound by love nestled late in your memory if in this story you remove chapters too soaked by tears to read but your favorite parts are the lines that … Continue reading

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yesterday

I just want to dance with you a slow spinning record chance with you an eyes wide open glance at you I don’t need tomorrow I just want back yesterday © Copyright 2014 Melissa Leigh Clarke. All Rights Reserved.

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songbird

it was not until the rain had ceased its torrent through the waters that surrounded her that she was able to feel her skin absorb the sun and lift the maddening sorrow that held her under to drown she had … Continue reading

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