I Forgot How the World Broke in the First Place

Fractured light Ambient rays Everything can change in a flash And it’ll never be up to you Thinking you control moves in treacherous games Rolling the dice on life gambling your time Years of clouded vision Infinitesimal infatuations Fluctuating futures Stripped of treasures Jerked to rocky bottoms   Beautiful mind Serene soul Metamorphic abilities to …

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Sometimes I’m consumed by these urges I want to sprint headfirst and plow into city buildings tipping skyscrapers like dominos crumbling them to ground zero I want to clear the rubble and lay in the land that was there first Nice old-fashioned organic dirt bath coating skin tan with earth   I’m not saying I’m …

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Feeding Forests

Labored your whole life then pushed harder The world shifts in beautiful ways A budding flower vibrantly blooming aqua and violet gold dusted boysenberry veins shimmering, scattered, healthy, strong Climaxed at what seems like your full potential Darling, you have so much more left further to trek on your ascent to the summit This time, …

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Don’t Blink

And just like that it’s over Relationships, Grief, Vacations, Birthdays Suddenly time caught up Years whizzed by But there is always an in-between A breath, release in transitions Sweet spots arousing taste buds dying to be savored   - Breelyn Shelkey

Chain Reaction

Pinpoint your freedoms Pure releases dropkicking masses off fatigued shoulders Let them nurture you Bloom an inner peace so prevailing it illuminates outward leaving a permanent glow on dull humanities rippling through glassy waters positively charging daily contacts A sole moment shifting forever’s   - Breelyn Shelkey


Beckoning floating carousels Beaming painted cracked faces saluting all aboard “Tell us something, anything”   Neighbors for a week, dynasty Gifting daily Neon mesh swallows air Technicolor tabloid squares Pastels shielding faces   Plunging into turquoise Jell-O Pushing hands through millions of molecules Destination Champagne Dock Pirate artiste taking hands   Let the sun lick …

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