I’ve made a career out of abandonment
Trying to connect to the idealized versions of those who
I’ve lost touch with, all the while
I’ve been losing sight of her…
She was a rose-colored child
Saw the beauty in lightness, through dark
She didn’t seek out a god for there…
Recently, my partner caught me off guard when he asked:
“Do you still have the same drive for music?”
I suddenly felt the lump in my throat and while I couldn’t recall exactly what I responded with, I know no matter what I said wasn’t exactly how I felt. …
Flashbacks to that hazy rust glow often invades my thoughts. The slow lowering of the sun as it dipped through the tall pine trees spilled warm beams of hope through my window and I imagined myself dancing amongst them, weaving in and out of the light.
Things seemed so simple…
The Leader of The Free World is nothing more than your average middle school intimidator.
We’ve all been there. We’ve all seen it. Many of us have felt the pressure of a bully’s foot on our chest first hand.
What none of us expected was to see one in the…
Exhaustion lives in me, resting now underneath the skin. It threatens to weave in and around my muscles to eventually seep its permanency into the marrow of my bones.
I’m not sure the last time I got decent sleep. I lie awake descending into a bed that has a difficult…