Category: amber tamblyn

She’s a tidal wave from a tiny spout, a shutt…

She’s a tidal wave from a tiny spout,

a shutter speed on the lens
of an apparition’s eye,
Lil bullied butterfly,

back into her cocoon,
relearning to fly.

This was how stars were made, I was just there…

This was how stars were made,
I was just there –
dabbing my pulp on the comets –
and now that thud’s on ice,
and I feel my mother cooling,
me still inside her, forever.

Ordered a hard drink, something darker, someth…

Ordered a hard drink, something darker, something I could see
my own reflection in.

Seventy-five: No longer a child- Eighty-one:…

Seventy-five:

No longer a child-

Eighty-one:

not even the air can breathe-

Ninety-three:

The Earth grabs

up

up

up

up

up

for your feet-

but what lifts you from this world cannot be seen

you are free

you are free

you are free

Maria!

Maria!

Heather, just the frantic beads of tingling pi…

Heather,
just the frantic beads
of tingling pixels covering screen,
bringing us

into the story,
never fading out, never
cutting away.

To make him show up at her house, matchsticks …

To make him show up at her house,
matchsticks crawling from his mouth,
fingers dripping like horns pulled from the fatal stab.

My body, cold winter mud getting colder.

My body, cold winter mud getting colder.

Your neck in the end.

Your neck in the end.

How your arms carried you into silence like a …

How your arms carried you into silence
like a single creature falling
lifeless from a migration.