I find you in the unlikeliest spaces. In my pockets, where the spare change you handed me, still jingles cheerfully. Or, at dawn when the morning peeks out from the clouds and reminds me of the sunrise in your eyes. And you are there in the folds of my laughter Resting in the belly of my lids. […]
Today, something left. ‘Enough’, it muttered, Got up, And strode purposefully out of my life.
Oh, the things they tell you. I was told to look on the brighter side. I was told the heartbroken couldn’t get the heart broken. I was told not to believe everything I was told.
Sleep close with me and dream deep There are stories waiting to be told Your eyelashes write upon my cheek Songs that are yet uncomposed
I dare not speak her name for fear that it may break When sound collides with air. The idea of her is the most resilient, Yet most frail thing in my universe.
Love beckons, bare-bosomed Draped in lust-woven silks sutured with desire She seduces my wants and weakens my will. Sleep extends a plump arm of comfort Drawing my weary frame into a rare embrace I retreat into the dark cradle of her chest and make no sound.
Gullible child who believed you were loved It was an illusion; desperate self-deception You deserve this disappointment. Welcome now your heartbreak. Sensible, mature woman? You choose abandonment And what after all, is there to love in you? You carry the unbearable weight of all that can go wrong It is only the truth. It makes […]
Her name means ‘rebirth’, ‘resurrection’ She killed me, believing She could bring me back to life. She forgot, she was dead herself.
(she must be) beautiful enough to remain anonymous vs. (i know i am) foolish enough to ask for her name
I put away the things you use no longer because you are here no longer. I make space for your absence and the void, still growing.