A Cosmic Disappointment

I drink and I scream and I curse the stars, and still you are here, blaring in my fucking veins. Nicole Lyons 2017

I Know You Too

I know you know me. By the ache in your bones and the pulse in your veins, you know me, and God help you, I know you too. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Fancy Meeting You Here

Sometimes the memories become too much, and I wonder if you have locked me away as I have you. And if every now and again I begin kicking through the walls of your mind, overwhelming you, and if I do I wonder if you quietly surrender, or if you furiously gasp for air when the … Continue reading Fancy Meeting You Here

Vintage Heart

For Tamara, with love. She's an old soul with young eyes, a vintage heart, and a beautiful mind. © Nicole Lyons 2017

To Nothing

How recklessly we turn from strangers to lovers, and blindly back to nothing. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Fade Out

There was a moment when the neon caught the silver that I thought to myself, This is going to make a wicked mess. But the lights went down and everything faded to black. © Nicole Lyons 2017


I never meant to ruin him, but I do love the way his heart still beats my name. © Nicole Lyons 2016