Lead You Home – Chris Nelson

And the octopus-arm streets Lead me here And lead me there But never take me far From this town Whose sea-serpent limbs wrap Themselves about ankles Both delicate and firm Their resolve never broken Never blessed by the birds Who swoop the deep And trail their angel-feather wings Across the water Across the lives KissingContinue reading “Lead You Home – Chris Nelson”

Remember Me – Chris Nelson

When we passed upon the stair My eyes raised up and yours so low Our faces never met like I had always dreamed that they would Those days so distant, lives away Nights of noise and dance and drink Regretful sun-drowned hollow hours I strangled each and every one Behind the mirror-glass I saw TheContinue reading “Remember Me – Chris Nelson”

On Islands Lost – Chris Nelson

Into the air The words that I Wanted to say To you, Given their flight But only when The air was still To you, Into the space Between the dreams And what they mean To you, The things I said But not out loud The things I said To you, We stand alone Our shipsContinue reading “On Islands Lost – Chris Nelson”