Cast Out of Eden: Words

Excerpt: I breathe not your oxygen,

but the words that fill the gap between us,

cutting off my breath,

forever leaving me gasping for air.

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323

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Cast Out of Eden: Undertow

Excerpt: His words filled the table,

leaving little room for your elbows to rest,

let alone a path for you to leave.

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323

Cast Out of Eden: Silence is the Wind

Excerpt: Clock ticks each second,

marking each breath you take,

glass cutting your heart,

words throbbing your brain,

with thoughts you dare not repeat…

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323

Cast Out of Eden: Bubbles

Excerpt:

We tasted the bubbles at dawn,

when the air was thick with the August heat,

musty sweat.

Our tongues tasted the soap,

but we shook off the cleanliness

for the taste of earth…

Cast Out of Eden is available at Politics and Prose at https://www.politics-prose.com/book/9781624292323