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.

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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

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

Obscurity

After she fell asleep, I stared at the knife for what seemed like a really long time, though I'm sure it was just a few minutes. It called out to me in a low, cool whisper and I pretended to ignore it. I got up to wash the dishes, I took a shower, I watched … Continue reading Obscurity

9:30

With each step bringing him closer to the door that held his secrets between the hinges and on the other side of it, hesitance jumped out of the shadows and attacked him. Fear inserted itself into his body, and he turned back to his car to contemplate a swift return to the city in hopes … Continue reading 9:30

1:53

"My parents enrolled me into a school for special kids, but I don't like it. They all act like victims." "Well aren't they? They weren't asked to be born that way." Sighs deeply. "None of us ask for anything. No offense, but your ears are pretty big and you have terrible skin. I'm almost positive … Continue reading 1:53