Lauren Lee

Lauren Lee

poem: ripped clutter

poem: ripped clutter

clusters of granola and cane sugar swarm, densely  coating the thumping heart gurgling rancid pomegranate seeds and flaky scales of fish   oil pools slovenly on the oceanic floor it drips steadily into the fetid waters,  moments before pinguid bubbles rise  ...

Poem: rockin’

Poem: rockin’

swish, goes the scraps into the trees long and gone, up to your kneeswrists twist, teeth clacks snapping in dissonant feelings of deepened anxiety ropes of gum collect, spillage springs from the lever, hurtling, slicing through the darkened sky a second ticking post –...

Poem: regret

Poem: regret

breaks into you collapse your arteries, implode your bones a dollop of essence sinks, sloshing in an airy primeval goblet set with dripping stones rimming blackened edges with hot wax post – one rusty vigorous shaker black ice crawls, swirls over the glazed solid the...

Poem: grim reaper’s webs

Poem: grim reaper’s webs

webbed row-by-row, hanging from pinpoints under the sky buildings of inky grey and black, swirls melting across their borders a shadow of what-if events drained away breathless, collapse on your back muted, lolls your head, hear the monitor beep… beep… beep… kicking...

Poem: the ocean’s lone grave

Poem: the ocean’s lone grave

graveyard of loss    battered skin with a rough dusting of salt  hangs dripping jeweled coral piercing the air from its shelter  tucked between braided waterlogged seagreen tresses  Burrowing heels between shifting mountains of sand cast storms of shells whisked...

Poem: stained jacket

Poem: stained jacket

dripping sunlight wrapped around drifting clouds golden threads shoot misty blues color yourself in happiness, brew     shatters of apple-green and blood-stained dew choked fists beats, then repeats    Spokes of buttery sparks leaves angle prints on the...

Poem: bleu

Poem: bleu

wrinkles shift beneath tattered sand bushy bristles curve in gentle slopes pointed high towards the evening sky       chirps crowd the dewy air  Mixed with the melody of a howl  hoots pierce the clouds, twisting and slipping between fluffy snow like a...

Poem: ‘Muted Night Terrors’

Poem: ‘Muted Night Terrors’

His glass-shard screams punctured the pulsing fleshy organ creaking left to right from a rope of bloody handkerchiefs streaks of fat and juice plunked onto a dilating glimmering circle as a gasp-like sigh echoed softly around the chamber – reverberating heavily within...