Flames

Sulfur Smoke Gasoline Rotting earth Dirty fingernails Blood stained shirt Silk feels comforting against my skin Snagging scabs and wearing thin Throbbing head Living substance of a thread In love with the shape of my bones I can’t go home Muscle atrophy Death of agony Soul separated and quaking Spiritual awakening Follow the stars The…… Continue reading Flames

Stay

I know I changed. That was the point. I lost myself. Stuck in a rip tide, drowning in the dark. Treading water, gasping for air, grasping for life. And you knew I had a choice. Grab hold of hope or let go of living. You didn’t want me dead. Neither did I. Here I am.…… Continue reading Stay

Hidden

you can’t see me masks make-up mannequin mirror tattoos tell a talismanic tapestry hair color streaks shriek sacrosanct black baggy hoody hint of hoodlum ripped jeans reveal reverent rebel laced up black boots bear barbaric bravery dark eyes long lashes red lipstick ravishing move or I’ll move you a picture of palatial power perfect protection…… Continue reading Hidden

This Bugs Me

I’ve been burnt so many times By the lure of bright burning flame No one but myself to blame I can’t hold back the urge Hoping for an energy surge My edges are getting singed And I’ve ruined my dress fringe But damn I want to go again So bad my mouth begins to froth…… Continue reading This Bugs Me

Straight to Hell

From the heavens Came a baby That wasn’t meant to be A miracle, a blessing A gift from the gods Sacrificed Cursed Orphaned While the gods smiled Their task complete Left her in hands Of those meant to take Forgetting that miracles Need nourishment And looking after Selfish hands by nature Forsaking nurture For debts…… Continue reading Straight to Hell

Fall to my Knees

It started with a handful of pills. I waited, crying, chain smoking, absorbing every ounce of euphoria into my essence, begging, praying that it would stay. Stay with me for 30 days. I didn’t want to use. I didn’t want to be sober. I didn’t want to die. I didn’t want to live. It ended…… Continue reading Fall to my Knees