I harbor broken dreams where thorns gather at my feet.
They cut deep cuts into my flesh.
As I watch rubies emerge from my feet, your tides surround me with desire.
For this longing bleeds out of my core for my past to recind and fade
from my mind’s dower.
The ice merging with your heart drips onto my head when kissed by sensuous
(c) Copyright, Kiki Stamatiou, 2016