A Spark Is All I Need, Baby

"What do you usually have for breakfast?" Lightly "Eggs, usually" Stroking "When I think of you," he said Her forearm "Medium" Across the table "When the sun rises" So pale "In a bit of coconut oil" Silken "Over the glass surface" Under "Sprinkled with Himalayan salt" His sea-worn "Of the open water" Weight "Often with …

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Is She Feeling

"I'm gonna miss you, baby" He leans back "I'll miss you too" To capture "I'm glad I got to meet you" This red sun "It was serendipitous" Ablaze for them "Does my age bother you" Is she feeling "It's less important" When summer's gone "I have maybe ten years" Long enough "Yes" To the young …

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When Waves Turn Minutes to Hours

His shoulders hit the earth With a soft thump Curls sweep across his eyes "I'm checking down. Will you stay by me?" Frenzied fight, finally still At 535 feet The sea cradles her prize "Fitzgerald, we are about 10 miles behind you." Crushing, burning his lungs Pain searing, licking As a million barbed tongues The …

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