Poems by Melpomene

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  • Slave (5)

    When I grow
    I will bring Spinola bay to her garden, Saqqajja...

  • You are
    The Queensland cane fields I keep...

  • The dip between her chin and
    collar bone has mouths parted like...

  • We'd meet with shells and a camera,
    toes tap dancing over bluebottle jellyfish and...

  • The letter I probably should have written...
    Our love was a string of haiku; and I...

  • Poets write of loneliness
    where knuckles lay straight and fingers beg...

  • As a child I was fascinated by your back,
    I saw your freckles as docks and my crayons...

  • My mind is a suitcase and it's kept
    the gunpowder close to my lipstick and...

  • I've been thinking lately,
    about how we've forgotten all the...

  • I've heard whispers of Paris lately,
    the city of love and some place foreign to me...

  • Rain drizzled as tonight grew timeless; your scent
    bloomed fierce in the corner of a candle shop...

  • Tonight's dream was the choreography
    of every moment I described you as...