wicks and whispers

We laid down our answers With a restlessness in our limbs And a numbness in our hearts Surreal encounters half-forgotten Running our fingers over pretty scars Memories of Love etched in the skin Of our souls   We laid down our answers The answers we had demanded in the past Meticulously crafted and quickly bought--… Continue reading wicks and whispers

confession

Shout, shout at the Moon Shout all you want to She won't grace you with a whisper She doesn't wander, she isn't like you Though there are nights I look up at the sky And I witness a sort of reply In her ancient, glassy eyes They suggest a bigger, brighter, warmer light Well, that… Continue reading confession

would you

I've never known A faith without holes At least ones I can't account for Honestly or easily I used to be scared to admit it Afraid it'd mean I'd have to quit it But the truth is I've also never known I've never known A love that could compete with yours Never felt a freedom… Continue reading would you

two and one

there is a young, young man standing at the end of the pier turmoil in his eyes worry in his hands dread heavy in his feet repeating like a broken record the sea breeze shouted at me said there isn't anything true to believe and the sun shined and it sighed theres nothing more than… Continue reading two and one

fear

Don't write about me. You don't have the heart or the guts or the courage To persist for very long before you melt Like plastic in the fire. I will consume you. I will destroy you. You will grow weak and you will grow thin. I will watch you collapse into yourself. And I will… Continue reading fear

bygones be bygones

When I was a girl You sat high on my shelf You were pretty, weren't you? Though I was too small to take you down But I told all my friends about how Shiny you were. But when I got older And tall enough to reach you You went missing So I grew colder. But… Continue reading bygones be bygones

safe

With all this clutter in my brain, can’t follow an idea straight. Found myself the involuntary conductor on this train of thought I terrified will never stop. I just wanna run through fields of freedom and take in breaths of carelessness like I did when we first met. I’m both the aimless archer and the… Continue reading safe