Addiction Love

In you I see the stars that form foreign galaxies The sun rises that haven’t reached the earth’s surface You are the untouched milky-ways waiting to pull me in and lock me away forever In your eyes I see the formation of earth unfolding like a lily in the middle of rain season I’ve whispered…

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The Shocking Truth

It feels like I’ve done this a thousand times. I smile and laughed my way to the grave in order to make my passing feel okay for you and them. I struggled to survive a day or make my way to happy skies. I want to speak my truth but fear is a hold of…

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A Poem of Ashy Enlightenment

They had smoked on the roof thinking that the fumes would bring them to a heightened state of awareness The smell of smoke had left them thinking of all the ashy places they had been and things they’d felt in the darkness of the burning embers of night They never could understand why the things…

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A Waiting Poem

I held out for you and waited knowing there wouldn’t be a chance. I held my breath and counted to infinity letting the game that was our lives play out. I wrapped myself up in the anxiety that was quilted altogether from our love waiting for you to come around and take a notice of…

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Daily Prompt: Paint “portrait of a lady”

  “Stand still.” those words they boomed across the room repeatedly like a clock striking twelve. “You need to be still,” Edward repeated as he held the camera in the precise location.  Her long black hair was clasping the floor as she arched herself off the old green sofa as to angle herself in the…

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