Ode to Bonnie and Clyde

Take me back to those nightsthose warm summer nights when you were mineI didn’t know it then, but I should have held onfor a love like ours, I’ll never again find We were both so youngso free, innocent and wildI was in love with your spirit, your fire,and the way your eyes crinkle when you…

Waterfall

The rocks sliding under our feetThe smell of sweet summer fills our sensesAnd with water rushing in the distance,We’re both letting down our defenses Your hand is holding mine tightlyPlease don’t let me go, don’t let me fallAs we descend down this steep staircaseYou calm me with your sweet, southern drawl Your words melt me,…

Frantic Dance

Sweat on my skin your taste on my lips gasping, grasping for each other your hands grazing my hips this is a dance we’ve done before we know it by heart fitting like puzzle pieces where you end, is where I start graze your teeth along my neck make me shiver in delight be careful,…

I Am Here

When the nights get too cold and you’re feeling all alone Under your blanket, you shiver, Isolation chilling you to the bone Remember that I am here I’ll always keep your demons at bay And taking you in my arms, Together, we can fly far, far away When the moon becomes hollow, When the shadows…

You’re My Favorite Surprise

I could never have foreseen the impact you’d have I could never have known the force with which I’d fall Somehow, you saw through the shields I projected and were the one to break through my many walls I never imagined that love could feel like this I never imagined I’d find someone with a…

Never Again

  Never will I find a love that fits me more than yours One that excites me, gives me hope, and one I never have to doubt You’re the path that I’ll follow for the rest of my life, my dear, You’re the guiding lantern who’s flame I’ll never snuff out See, you’ve broken down…

Just Be Still

Just be still, my darling Don’t you know that he’s not going anywhere? He won’t leave you alone like the rest of them You can count on him to always be there Just be still, silly girl He means every word he says to you He’ll always be on your side, no matter what No…

Inky Ode

Let my life flow through your inky scrawl Bring life to my words Make light of my thoughts Open my soul for the world to see The darkest corners of my mind are open now The deepest parts of my heart are on display Will I be judged? Will I be scorned? What will they…

Saving Little Girl Blue

  You’re done counting your fingers The number was never right anyway Sadness never suited you, the color was all wrong Little Girl Blue, you knew that hue wouldn’t stay The raindrops were never your friend, my dear No matter how perfectly they fell on your sad lips They didn’t give you the warmth that…

You Are, You Know, You Have, You Will

Everything I never knew I wanted All that I could have asked for I love everything about you, my darling I love everything you are How is it that you know me so well? My secrets, goals, and concerns hidden down below You’ve uncovered and accepted each and every one Every piece of my soul,…

Walk My Way Again

Pass me by Eyes contact and widen Heartbeat quickens, then stops As you say hello and then walk by My world falls down Crashing, smashing into pieces If only you could feel the way I fall I have a crush on you But a crush is what it is It crushes me every time I…

Dance, Baby, Dance

Kick your legs higher, darling Remember, you must keep time to the tune Higher and higher your beautiful legs go, while your kohl-rimmed eyes scan the room Dance like you’ve never danced before They’re all here to see you perform This isn’t just another night at the cabaret, I’m afraid Tonight is the night you’ve…