Truth and Lies

masks-2009603_1280.jpgPretending
Coincidence is no disguise
Its gauzy mesh does nothing
But hides the subtleties of crafted lies.

 

water-1403020_1280Dryad
I’ve loved so far beyond my means
Last spring I gave her all my leaves
And I have grown so thin and worn
In bark I clothed her supple form
She begged for more.

 

blue-eyes-237438_1280.jpgLosing it…
No innocent dream
She’s your guilty pleasure
A raw, bloody wound
The just won’t heal over

 

eye-263429_1280.jpgSubtext
You sit there staring at me
A thousand questions in your eyes

 

 

ivy-1476907_1280-e1513357981225.jpgCompanion Piece
In my eyes you are dark leaf and shadow
Bright gilded bronze, my messenger and muse

 

 

stones-106457_1280.jpgSlot Gap
There’s a slot in your life where your girlfriend fits.
That slot isn’t my slot, I’ll not be that woman.

 

 

crossword-puzzle-819088_1280-e1513287029899.jpgCross Word
Bitter shouts
comments aside
12 down, begins with A

 

painting-63186_1280-e1513358103496.jpgGoddess
In your eyes I am blue sea and broad sky
Goddess of love, of fun, sex and sweat.

 

 

fantasy-girl-1082212_1920-e1513357276603.jpgMy Love is an Ocean of Guilt
My love is an ocean of guilt
Formed by the sweat that runs down her thighs.

 

 

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