there are things we can’t explain pain we can’t name ladders we cannot climb emotions we cannot mime we fight to be free float listlessly give up out identities why is a mystery every breath is another chance every day a new expanse to explore, reach for more no reason to live life in remorse
we don’t let negativity win we don’t swim through despair chips don’t fall just anywhere we grab them in mid-air
scalding showerscouring his touch off my skinleave purple finger imprintsas I clawan hour to cool offcan’t give this power to himglower in the mirrorfade the lights to dimI feel diseased, like leprosystill, I take the blame forhis hands on meI sink to the floorsick in the back seatis that what consent means?this feels beneath memy... Continue Reading →
go back to the beginning simplify things why do I write? I still second guess myself how I express myself I write poetry because of what’s in it for me it’s my destiny
My eyes met the moonlit snowthrough the windowbefore first light.Cold and eyes wide,I get up and go outsideto absorb the majestic quiet.
The distant sound of church bellsis this the sound of redemptionresounding in my ears?Strikes twelveand the symphony carries meon the echo,it’s heavenly.
I love you because I love you with every fight in me I love you in spite of me beside myself beside you always you the light in me
I inhale the smell of his masculinityAmethyst earrings danglingWine red lips glide, teaseStrip the essence of my fragilityIn this moment, I am at ease
I took my books with mewherever I wentI carried them aroundin a brown suitcasewith a bent wheeltrue storyI really feelmy books are what kept me tetheredthe heavier the booksthe more I felt like a feather
the most frightening thing in the world to me is to not live up to what I could be what I should be give up the best parts of me leave out parts of the recipe half-ass give a damn close up like a clam, and become more like my family there’s more to me,... Continue Reading →