Numb.

A box filled with anguish landed in my palms today. Suppressed feelings of dreariness emerged and down the black hole I went, Spiraling down into obscurity. This cocoon of gloom never strays because it knows I never will. I may flirt with tranquility, fluttering my wings into communities of others who don’t feel like me, … Continue reading Numb.

Unapologetic

I lie at your feet like a begging child. Hoping and praying that you’ll love me back. I scratch at your back door like a stray cat, Waiting for a morsel of affection. I unapologetically give my all… Imprudent and weak, Feeble like a branch And continuously in amazement of What you have the power … Continue reading Unapologetic

You.

I lie next to you, watching your chest rise and fall with every shallow breath you take. You sleep soundly and peacefully, but I am paralyzed. My courage is rendered useless against my aching heart, beating only for you. I want the courage to walk, to run, to flee into the wind and taste the … Continue reading You.

Evanescence

They sat on her front steps consumed by a loud quieting of emotions as the streets that lied before and beyond buzzed and roared with an excitement that escaped them. Neither of them had uttered a word since leaving the restaurant, but their silence spoke the truth they’d long been afraid to face. Lina always … Continue reading Evanescence

7:55

On the outside, I’m functioning. I walk, talk, breathe and speak like the rest of the people in this world, but on the inside, I’m curled up in a dark corner. I haven’t moved an inch from my rusting, dingy post since last fall, and every time I think I might’ve slayed the dragon within, … Continue reading 7:55

Letters II

I still send letters to the dead. I can either blame it on my inability to let go and move forward, or I can say that it’s a form of therapeutic expression and it allows me to cope with my grief. Either way, I write letters to the dead. I inform my loved one of … Continue reading Letters II

11:20

The emptiness is screaming. It was once a shy whisper That evolved to a dull sound.. Penetrating my mind Every waking second. It fears my naïveté is overtaking My control.. But did I have any to begin with? I ached to feel something. I yearned for the evolution of my Expectations.. To be taken from … Continue reading 11:20