Island Kings

Island kings
have mansions,
we may never
see inside.

Her head
is like
that too.

You never know.
She has a
girlfriend,

They look
at each other
and me
and smile.

It seems
a bit
confusing.

Island kings
have mansions,
we may never
see inside.
 

Ferns

Ferns

Answers to questions
she never,
ever asked.
Something graceful
almost feminine
about these
subtle ferns.
What is near
is not in focus.
What is concealed
is somehow
sharp and clear.

What is it
that she’s hiding,
eyes peeking
from beneath
long bangs?
I show my hand
and attitude
as clear
and honest
as I can.
How can there
be any doubt?