It’s not like in the movies— When the girl cries softly, Her teardrops falling gently, Her lips plump and red like rubies.
It’s excruciating and loud— With globs of tears leaving a trace Of mascara staining her face, In the only moment she’d allowed. Read More »
On the bathroom floor, Glass shard in hand, It catches the light, Is this the end?
And the tears, they Bounce off the glass. Shutting my eyes, I’ll Just make this fast. Read More »
Sometimes life gets in the way, Sometimes it’s just me. Sometimes I blink —and in the blink of an eye— A day fades to many.
Loud voices that quiet to whispers, Vivid hues that dull to grey, And always a sense of something missing Something lost and gone astray. Read More »
It’s October again! Okay, technically, it’s the middle of October now, but in my defense, there is a pandemic going on, so time’s been extra-wacky lately.
Still, we are officially in my favorite month of the year, a month that marks the start of everything I love: warm scarves, hot tea, leather jackets, combat boots, golden leaves, longer nights, and…my birthday! Read More »
Is for the child Sprinting through the crimson streets Tripping over the last breaths Of his father—
For the mother Protecting her babies’ ears From the piercing shrieks that echo Long after the ashes settle— Read More »
Her lips were as soft as the silky petals Of all the roses in the meadow, And her body swayed as graceful as The flurries of the winter snow.
When I left her, my tears Watered the meadow green. All the days can pass, but this king Will not find another queen.
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The love is for all those whose hearts
Are tough from being torn apart
By heartbreak’s touch, by betrayal’s agony,
And are too scared to once again start.
The strength is for all those whose nights
Are full of terrors and invisible frights,
Who spend their days enduring silently
To stay alive in an endless fight.
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A chilly breeze plucked a white petal off the tulip sitting at the open window.
He loves me.
A second plucked petal floated with the breeze before coming to a rest on the damp soil.
He loves me not. Read More »
They tried to dim her light
With trying to make
Her feel ignored.
But she had a light
Born of stardust
As bright as the sun,
As undying as a dream. Read More »
I promise I’ll lend you my ear,
If you will lend me your honesty.
I promise I’ll listen without judgment,
If you will speak without lies.
This is a place of emotions,
A place where it’s okay to feel,
I promise they won’t hurt you,
I promise neither will I. Read More »