Saturday, August 6, 2011

when i met you

i fell completely to pieces
my arm came off on the chair
an eye fell out and rolled under the sofa
my brain bled out of my ears like pizza
my tongue unraveled down the hallway
my voice became disembodied
and echoed off trees when i walked

i left my heart
on the doorstep
for you to rub your shoes on

my blood gushed down the river valleys like paint
the heat from my body evaporated into space
my teeth clattered about like pebbles
in the hands of the ocean
but my nose - ah! i still had my nose
and the tendrils of your scent
hooked and dragged me in