branched – Day 25

winter in my arms your footfalls have left empty weight © Grace Black   Welcome to the October Poetry Journey!   Today is Day 25 of #OctPoWriMo  join me, 31 poems in 31 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let's create 31 in 31!   Love and Ink, Grace  cc Image from Unsplash

Sutured – Day 7

his loitering thumbs broke words into moans inside his gallery of seduction © Grace Black   Welcome to the October Poetry Journey!   Today is Day 7 of #OctPoWriMo  join me, 31 poems in 31 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let's create 31 in 31!   Love and Ink, Grace

fossil

I have blind bones and a calcified loneliness words crumble in my mouth   © Grace Black National Poetry Month: Day 21   a haiku type of day   30 poems in 30 days. Do you dabble in word play as well? Let's create 30 in 30. Love and Ink, Grace

Ropes – Day 19

My vulnerability was displayed like a frosted chocolate cake. A pedestal became an altar, and I the sacrifice. Each bite of mind, a morsel for distraction; you knew this as you sliced each segment. Gorging till you got your fill. We trek this life in ones and zeros behind the scenes. And there never was [...]