• dcgarriott 5w

    Excerpt from The Lion and The Snake. I'm seeing how many smaller poems I can produce from the 3 and a half min spoken word poem. So far 3 or 4 I have already lost count.

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    You comfort my anger.
    I always loved that about you.
    You don't intimidate my demons.
    You play with them.
    You name them.
    And take them on dates.
    You romanticize them.
    You find the beauty in them across the room. Even though the space between you and I
    is like a house on fire
    and our souls are being burnt to the ground.