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Trash

I could write a million tears and never shed a tear. Never loving, never caring, that is what I fear. Can I be, what I’ll be, and still be good inside? Even though the good child in me has already slowly died? Did you feel, what we felt, on that fateful day. When unicorns died…

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What Word

I walked by a word for a day and carried her meaning so she could rest. I felt the impression she made as she held my hand. Walking as if under her influence, at some point she became my meaning. It became meaningful, the moment, and I realized this as she began to disappear. And…

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Alone

I have felt so alone that the hole inside felt like a never ending afterlife. An after thought of what should have been, I became a reflection of a better me that I will never be. I watched as he talked and walked the way I do, but he is not me. He is the…

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Scotch

There is a secret at the end of every bottle. Sometimes the waves of refreshment we partake carry the sound from the deep. We hold our ear close to the glass  and hold our last breath with a gasp. As we listen for that sound. The sound that’s only found at the bottles end. Pour…

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Shade

I see her shimmer in the shade. I feel the want. I must behave. Simple is a reaction to an action. A small gesture. Such satisfaction. She becomes the shimmer of the shade. I must have it. I finally cave. We become the coming moments. And we move as if someone wrote it. We write…

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Cutting

How clearly they could see inside if I could cut aside the layers of me. Tearing past the crust that life makes as it bakes us each day. I cut my flesh with a willingness that can only be found with a steady hand. Surgically removing the pain by causing pain. I feel the need…

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She

I could watch the sunset in your eyes. And watch you die, come see her die. See the beauty fall from the sky. As all she knew is slowly cried. She looks at me with an eternal sigh. Lifting an arm to my side. I close my eyes as I deny, Empathy as it grows…