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An Imperfect Aphrodite

RICHIE SMITH About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Search for: About Writing Blog Media Links Contact An Imperfect Aphrodite You are tired, my goddess Worn and eroded by goodness Blemishes only enhance your beauty   We weather together Though life erodes Love...

Seed

RICHIE SMITH About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Search for: About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Seed I knew him you did too the silly kid with a chipped tooth and gnarly hair   He stood over there A houseplant   sowed from stale air and a wet bed...

Ghosts on a Path

RICHIE SMITH About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Search for: About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Ghosts on a Path There was a time when I drove to work or did something more daring like skiing down a mountain, I always saw my parents on either side of...

She Flails

RICHIE SMITH About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Search for: About Writing Blog Media Links Contact She Flails she jokes we listen   we watch until she flails   until she flops flaccid   a stale spirit seeping permanently into the ether  ...

Lip Balm

RICHIE SMITH About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Search for: About Writing Blog Media Links Contact Lip Balm An ointment tastes of things I’ve lost   Caked on at night By morning an arid cracking of my youth   Fissured salt flats and an alien moon...