my body is losing time, while my mind lives in future worlds whose presents will never become a part of my past.
how can i be strong for you when my bones have been crushed? how can i comfort you when i sleep in blankets of sadness? how can i hold you when my arms carry the weight of the world? how can i listen to you when the voices in my head are screaming? how canContinue reading “– On being there for you”
Who am I that the world chooses to rest on my shoulders? That sadness floods my veins – each step a concrete block? That my bones splinter piercing, piecing the distance – a bridge of pain? Each breath a glass bubble shattering with every inhale. Where is peace? Trapped in the pages of aContinue reading “No Longer Standing”
How do I keep the threads of you from – knotting my mind your own ways they say. And you’ve sewn the edges of my thoughts with- out of my mind I try to make patterns, make cuts, and folds, make sense of layouts that aren’t my own, and tangling edges from scraps that don’tContinue reading “Simplicity 8009”
Summer She smiled the sun in an afternoon way. The summer day became her skin – she wore it loosely. A cotton breeze played her hair like a harp. She danced her laughter while green fingers tickled her feet. And her thoughts t u m b l e d in fields of dandelion wishes. -MarchContinue reading “Summer”