Category: Poetry

What we are Becoming

We believe in curses. The names we’ve been called, The feeling we were being Overlooked on the playground   The whispers behind our backs The quickly muttered greetings & sideways glances Hands held between people   But not ours. We shared our lunch with…

Hidden Truth

Take a pill to swallow the crazy

Burying You

And yet I stand here, Trapped   Surrounded on all Four Sides With reminders of you   Staring me down Telling me it’s Time to let go   Photo Credit: Ellieboat via Compfight cc

Enough

I stand here in the rain watching you run so you don’t get your hair wet. Such a difference between us. All the time- making it seem like there is no reason for what I do. But I love it. All the droplets falling…

Monster

Love knows no bounds

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…

The Ones We Leave Behind

Just whispers in the night After they’ve helped us Bury the body. Dirty hands so raw, Cracked and bleeding Heavy breathing, Once it’s complete Collapse in the snow And stare up at the Howling moon. I left you there, Your image fading into the…

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