I will no longer let my power be taken by self-absorbed and uncompassionate people. I matter too much.
I found myself Walking in my sleep Feet at the edge A nightmare reality Making it’s way to the surface From beyond the deep My mind a raging storm Faces and memories torn Away in a frenzy Dazed and confused What’s in my head Grasping at bits and pieces I can see a light But…… Continue reading Knife to my Back
Nervous breakdown? I’m unremarkably placid But I am broken down So many pieces lost in calamity A bloody breadcrumb trail Made from shards of my soul A being less than whole Squandered in violence, lies and tragedy Fathomless I can feel the heat Of where it all started Established in hell Endured in the inferno…… Continue reading Shining Silver Friend
The Last Day Broken furniture Flying telephone Slammed doors Clenched fists Crying children Yelling man Terrified woman Quiet neighbors Police sirens Divorce papers #brave10objectchallenge
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“No” slips off your tongue like gravy How you do that amazes me I say “yes” because then I think Just maybe I will belong But for how long Listen to the creak of the door Your t-shirt has holes in it but you keep it anyway I’ve been in your house Tried to leave…… Continue reading Legacy
Then Then, the day to day All I could do was go Away Fear clouded memory Duck and cover Mind fucked like A ravenous lover Leaving me helpless Weak On the floor A sobbing heap My truth Should be a lie Just let me be free The shape of fear The shape of me Hollowed…… Continue reading Away Then