Phantom Friend

How does it feel being a supreme human being Thank you for being phenomenal While you steal my flames and watch me stall True friends are like gold dust Sprinkling shimmering light through the darkness While I sit alone soaked in acid rain You act like this is a game Impractical joker I’d like to…… Continue reading Phantom Friend

Ending

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

Mountains

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

Rainbow Cake

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

Collateral Damage

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.

Come With Me

Days of the innocent Children go outside, get lost in make-believe Carrying secrets not knowing the weight Believing the same of their playmates As they grew with invisible cracks Fractures in a vulnerable infrastructure Building blocks of brain damage Recognized when I left Remembered when you howled Catastrophic collapse Razor sharp relics resurface Regurgitated into…… Continue reading Come With Me

Proceed with Caution

One of the great challenges for those who have survived abusive and neglectful parents is that there is often a part of us that is still waiting for them to love us, even if there is very little chance of that happening. Locked in an archaic mindset, we continue to go back for more, looking…… Continue reading Proceed with Caution