Poems by silvershoes

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  • A heart is fragile
    I have seen the pendulum stop...

  • It's grubby like the mucus on a newborn;
    it's elastic like an unblown balloon...

  • She's spinning out of control
    and it's all I can do not to hold her as she...

  • I can spew out poems
    on a white page...

  • When I stopped believing in Santa Claus,
    I stopped believing in God...

  • New Mom (10) 7

    Written for a friend, whose son died in labor...

  • I once sat in the dark in my parents' basement and...
    of nebulae...

  • Is it worth the risk?
    You can't lose what you don't have...

  • I liked it better when
    you didn't exist and I could...

  • Crawling across the cement then
    spindling from a web of...

  • Yesterday
    I was haunted by fingerprints...

  • I love him more now,
    but I loved you more than I'll ever love...