Do Not Love Me To Death


Ana Behibek Love was an early morning breeze drifting through windows and floating through doors Bed time prayers quietly tucked into princess sheets Kissing boo boos and bandaging knees My grandmother diligently kneading biscuit dough to feed the family Daddy dirty and sweaty sun blackened from a long days work but still taking the time…

I Dream In Color


It is deep within the closet Behind the locked layers Years of what should have, could have, if only we tried harder but I tried hard enough That I feel you penetrating layers of sealed/taught restraint And maybe, truth be told, I’m scared as I find myself going full speed forward Against fore warned “do…

Be Careful


My grandmother lives in the country. Well when I was younger she had what’s called a mosquito light. Basically you turn it on at night and all through the night you would hear the bugs flying into the light and being zapped. I often sat and wondered what caused the bugs to keep flying to…

Dream Chasing


  Do you ever fidget Twist and turn just trying to get comfortable on the couch Tossing side to side, readjusting pillows,  Throwing sheets kicking feet from under covers Too busy running to sleep Have your legs ever felt restless Circling square places Have you ever inhaled but still…couldn’t…breathe Tell me Have you ever nightmare’d…