Grief Held

The loss was so profound So deep So all-encompassing that it Seemed For a time As if the tears would Never End “Will I ever stop crying?” I asked the world in general In poured the platitudes The endearments The empty gestures And then she spoke up from the midst “Never. You’ll never stop crying.” […]

‘Love is a myth’ – REBLOG

I was utterly blown away by this piece. No words. Just…. WOW. She wandered like a butterfly Sweeter than kindness was her smile Her heart, innocent and pure She had pretty blue eyes That looked like pearls from … ‘Love is a myth’

1,000 Tears – Music Video REBLOG

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to my friend CG perform his song 1,000 Tears. Moving lyrics and soulfully delivered. I’d play this on repeat if it was on my phone. Take a few minutes and give it a listen, won’t you? And please follow him. His earthy poetry is spellbinding. Learning, learning, and more learning. Here […]

Collaborations

I just realized, like a couple minutes ago, that all I am is made up of collaborations. Joint efforts between me and you and you and me and me and him and her and me. Bits of you smeared into me. Cooperations and associations. Collusions and alliances. Combination of participation. Under all the layers is […]

A Prayer for Resurrection

sitting at my graveside looking in covered in the dark shroud shredded I gave one too many pieces and committed that final sin that final piece which stole the breath right out of my lungs so ready for you to love me begging starving empty a painted doll with no substance though I desperately craved […]

My Lungs Are Sighs

my lungs are sighs and wistful longing my shoulders ache to be held even my ribs are filled with want in this moment all I can dream of and yes I know these are mere dreams is to be there in your arms warm breath upon my ear as I nuzzle into your neck inhaling […]

In Reality, There’s No Buried Treasure

I fell in love with a writer once. It was so easy to slide right into those words and make them mine. To pretend that sometimes they were words written just for me. They weren’t. They were about other people. I knew it. But I WANTED them to be about me. I was desperate to […]

Feathers in the Light, Shimmer

He made her feel like she could fly. Like she could do anything she put her heart to, because he believed in her. He made her soul lift and smile. He made laughter burst from her lips. He brought color to her mornings and to her evenings. In her mind, he loved her. But the […]

Wanting More

Why do I do this to myself? Why do I keep cutting open the wound? Reminding myself of all the ways I fail. That I don’t measure up. That I never will. I want so much more than I will ever have. Why torture myself? Why can’t I leave well-enough, alone? There is this untouchable […]

Oceans

an ocean rages inside me pours out in sobs and wails crashes against my ribcage drowning my heart, my soul streams of liquid heartache flow down tears constantly falling I was whole when you were in me you walked effortlessly across my stormy peaks and troughs now I’m dry on the outside parchment skin and […]