Brighter Stars

Stars – They come out every night to remind us of how we are meant to live Shining next to each other on a tapestry of black each breathing light into the darkness Glowing in unison becoming an awe-inspiring sight Side-by-side stars appear even brighter and make hearts a little happier as we connect them together and create picturesContinue reading “Brighter Stars”

The Shoreline (with audio)

You were the wild ocean I was the still meadow no permanent place to be together – your heart would have run dry with me, I would have drowned in your arms.  Meeting on the shoreline crashing into each other we joined in tempest waves. Our love was a temporal thing contained by the tides tetheredContinue reading “The Shoreline (with audio)”

A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)

My love can be hard to see, My mind is busy and my heart is tired And I feel crushed under the weight on me, However, will I do what is required To open up my love and set it free? It’s often difficult to feel inspired. Tell me how love is inspired, With theContinue reading “A Weighted Heart (Rhyming Sestina)”

Dear Assassin

Assassinate my senses in this darkened room Break through my defences with your presence Like a thief, capture my mouth with your skilled lips And I’ll allow you to slay me with your love Strip me mercilessly with your masterful hands Eliminate our clothing to make way for your touch Bite, scratch and kiss me with aching desire And satisfyContinue reading “Dear Assassin”

Falling Softly (collab)

By Jared Winchester and Bree Leto Image animation by Jared Winchester I’ll write on pages in blue fading black, rip off my white angel wings for you. I told God I felt lust so I am damned, I will fall but I’ll have you to me soothe.  ****  I’ve forsaken all else and my celestialContinue reading “Falling Softly (collab)”

Loving in Gray (collab)

By Bree Leto and Charles Robert Lindholm Blah Days Gray Days Thinking of all the ways I want to spend these Stay inside days With her Soft heart Tender heart Beating next to my heart As we while away the hours Learning ways to share love We’ve come to love the gray days With rainy skiesContinue reading “Loving in Gray (collab)”

Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)

Take care of things that grow And take pleasure in the wild; Love can make things glow. Change unfolds gradually, as most know With time, small advances are compiled; Take care of things that grow. In the moments that bring you woe, Like the loud tantrums of a child, Love can make things glow. YouContinue reading “Take Care of Things that Grow (Villanelle)”