Poetry

Gravity

I don’t have an answer. I don’t have a dream that could remotely set free the hurt that keeps me trapped in a place that I cannot name. It is myself. It is my cage. I have put myself here. I have allowed you to put me here. I have made a choice. I have […]

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Dinner Rush

Dear world I’ve missedyou I may have been distant lately I may have needed a break But your wild and your crazy Is such a part of me now All of the reaching for perfection The race for brilliance The ego, the narcissistic artistic drive That makes everday Too much Over the top… All of […]

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Bombardment

There are some bombs that cannot be dodgedDo I chooseTo take the impact with full force and an open heartTo absorb and yet not be consumed by all that it brings All of the fear and the painlove and comfortjoy of discoverythe hot choking back of an unreleased scream headaches from holding back tears and […]

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Not Easy

I have all of these random thoughtsMy mind is looseSpiralingGoing down the rabbit holeOn a journey with no map, noChosen destinationRandomly twelve year old me thinks“Someday, someone is going to want me”And abruptlyThirty three year old me starts cryingThe quiet part of my mind watchesDetachedSurprisedIn exhaustion I feel both the sensations that I am “Okay”and […]

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When You Were Here

When you were here I could speak without words When you were here I could listen without sound A kiss for hello A touch for your mine This is language of our old life I miss your hands on my neck And your body on mine I miss your laugh and your moods And the […]

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