The Fire, In and Out (NaPoWriMo day 13)

You should have You should be You should do … so much more. Too smart Too funny Too beautiful … to be this. Apply yourself Reinvent yourself Promote yourself … why can’t you? Your heart Your brain Your mouth … all too big to fail. I’m the curator of my own potential The guardian of…

Desolation (NaPoWriMo day 3)

(All these years All these tears Why can’t I get this shit right?) Lying alone Alone Alone The echo resonates A consistent heartache No relief in sight I know there’s more beyond this now But knowledge is no balm I await nighttime and its calm Even as my mattress Holds me hostage Weighed down by…

Ruin (NaPoWriMo day 2)

Ruin Building skyscrapers of fantasy out of crushed dreams is the way She copes with the reality of her inadequacy The structures loom large over the streets of her consciousness Why is there so much traffic here? All roads leading to everywhere and nowhere At once This all a facade Make believe This can’t be…

Revisiting Truth

  My truth: I am a multitude of things both positive and not so. I can be loud and harsh and whiny and petulant and stubborn and immature and petty and vindictive. I don’t always wield my words wisely, I can be extremely lazy and a master procrastinator… But I am not a liar or…

Words of the day

Melancholy. Blah. Wait. Think. Love. Hope. Reflect. Remember. Resolve. Grow. tomorrow awaits…

In the still of the night, alone with my thoughts, the most fervent wish I have is for love’s reflection. To see myself in another’s heart as I see them in mine….