The wonderful Christine Ray of Brave and Reckless was kind enough to record my poem. Thank you Christine, it's beautiful! https://soundcloud.com/christine-ray-464639061/where-did-you-go
For me, Christine and Dom Where did you go? Little one With your smile as big as the sun When did running Change from game to survival When did hide and seek Become staying hidden You were always first in line Brave and limitless Shouting from the top of the pines Who hurt you? Little … Continue reading Where Did You Go?
Too much time has passed I held a place in my heart for you Picked away at the scab to keep it open Time and tears prove strong It’s beginning to scar over The ache transforming to anger Too much time has passed The connection that held us together is stretched thin Beginning to fray … Continue reading Ending
No matter how hard I try, there is not a day that goes by that I don't think about you. My heart is forever broken because you left. Somedays it's all tears and sorrow. Others are full of anger and resentment. I simply cannot grasp how you could treat me this way, after all of … Continue reading Mountains
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger And lonely Open your heart and your friends disappear I wanted to make you a rainbow cake You pushed me in front of a bus On my road to recovery Addicted to the adrenaline rush That was illegal but it’s okay It’s the right thing to do Not … Continue reading Rainbow Cake
We lose friends. We are hurt by those meant to love us. We struggle to find answers. We will likely never have resolution. We might find comfort simply by accepting the reality We are just collateral damage.
Memories waft in and out of the here and now and past and before. Mingling in the air, she breathes and speaks of dreams and nightmares. Life woven together from bits and pieces a faint reminder. Photographs and faces are faded and wrinkled from time and worry. Forehead kisses soft and sweet, once received now … Continue reading Perfume
To Mental Illness and Chronic Pain, I’m writing to you regarding all of your most recent bullshit. I have had enough. I want to punch you in the face. Kick you in the gut. Slice you to pieces. Leave you bleeding on the curb. I hate you with every ounce of my being. How is … Continue reading Fight