Poems by Melpomene

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  • Our home is decadent in
    peeling plaster...

  • Ocean (5) 7

    The ocean
    reminds me of my father...

  • Birthed (7) 4

    I have tied my past to my ankles.
    Birthed from a frail mother...

  • Before now,
    there was a vacancy in my...

  • Womb (6) 3

    I.
    Before you were born...

  • Last winter
    I buried clockwork in my stomach...

  • Homely (4)

    There is
    an oak that sits...

  • You are
    a floral cologne of bottlebrush...

  • I have
    forgotten about you lately...

  • You are
    a halogen lamp, goosebumps and...

  • I have walked your graveyards
    with you, stepped over the bones...

  • In our marriage you are an empire and I
    narrate the territories you invade...