Anxiety

By shelbi henny Specs of adulteryLeaks of adequate spacesThat never realignTempting waterfallsInto fearing that I can beA victim to another crimeAnother sad fatal disaster Smoldering torch thatErupts like a volcano A dark murky lairNo trust in oxygenFate leading me to despairRepetitive tortureCrossing and stepping onCracksRats and vulturesAt the feet of a tombReaching for air When... Continue Reading →

scented candles

By: Shelbi Henny scented soaps and apple cider vinegarwith river water soaked in mango and minta fragrance of shea butter with hints of vanilla and cocoa beansthin skin of mahoganythe visiblity of shame and triumphto cater to the lonely definition of loads of laundry that i carrybeyond bouquets of rosesthat dance in conjunctionto pumpkin patchesi... Continue Reading →

Nagas

By:Shelbi Henny on the shutters stained a serpent swirling the character of willowed despaircurling next to brickand stoneseparating the essence of contentment we wither arguing over minimusresolutionsand meanings that hold deeper infatuationand cursing us into unions that slowly eat at a centerof our darkest corewhile a snake seats at our doorslithers at our doorstepcamps at... Continue Reading →

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