Category: Loneliness

Medicine

The dizziness overwhelms And she finds it hard to take a step   Not ready to let go of the banister to Stand on her own two feet   The nausea comes next In waves   Sort of like pregnancy But there’s nothing to…

Re-Do

What works for me? What pushes me to be better? Who gets to see that part of me? Apart from all the bull shit. Apart from the burden I feel Every time I wake up The choices I’ve made Have led me here Have…

Husband

I take care of him It’s all he asks for But it’s a mighty request Shopping, cleaning, laundry Cooking, working, loving Caring, caressing, covering I was alone for most of the weekend – any activities away from the house, and he wasn’t there. I…

Why I don’t Write

Do I write for fun? Or when the power of words hit me? Do I write to process, to understand The beauty of things that surround? Would I write if energy was freely given, Flowing to me in a continuous And purifying rain of…

Jump

To serve others was all she’d ever known. Bred for a purpose, now she would become a housewarming gift for a lucky gentleman. “Make sure you know what he likes to eat,” scolded her mother, “or else you’ll always have an irritable man.” Other…

Burned

Underneath your wings I used to lie Breathing softly Hidden from the world Upon sanded beaches Once I craved The wind as it Rushed onward Up from valleys below Caught between the realities Sung of In ancient lullabies Before feeling brought Pain and loving…

Your Body

I reach across the sheets to make sure you’re still there. Your nighttime habit of coming to bed late leaves me scared of being forgotten, deep into the night. The shallow breaths of sleep, for me, are interrupted by the worry that something’s wrong,…

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