NightShe is earthen,Night by Arisey
legs like tree roots-
Her hair is blossoming flowers,
winking at the moon,
their petals slowly falling to the ground.
Her pomegranate skin glows,
caught under the light
of a million stars.
Wrapped in her blanket of whispers,
trapped in her intricate dance-
spinning in the dark.
Love Like FireThe world was newLove Like Fire by Arisey
and her eyes, fresh as rain,
burnt bright and fast-
their incandescence thawing the chill of his heart.
and their lives plaited together,
their love like diamonds
Through honeyed words and secret smiles,
her eyes wilted,
her heart faltered.
And in her final breath she said