Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Translucent Pain

A keen few take notice
of my feeble attempts
to suffer in silence --
cognizant of my fake smiles,
decoding my dead eyes.
I never wanted to be the girl
that wore her heart on her sleeves.
And here I am
all decked out in translucent pain.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Happy New Year

I ran as fast as I could
out the front door.
My momentum
caused the door to slam.
My velocity set the door on fire,
and everything behind it
went up in flames.
Burnt ashes never smelled so free.
Choking on black smoke,
I never looked back.

Monday, December 11, 2017

21-Word Story: Tasteless Remarks

Your words taste like
unsweetened, soggy oatmeal
excruciatingly bland, unwanted
always dripping with monotony.
Please, oh please, shut the fcuk up.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

All Things Kind

A gentle touch,
tender words,
warm hands that
encapsulate my sometimes weary heart...
I’m obsessed with kindness.
In return:
I give myself freely,

Thursday, October 12, 2017


social until I'm not
silent chaos
in my introverted mind
leave me until
I'm open again
with my complexities
and unfathomable
oxymoronic ways
but you're intrigued, always
forever wanting more
your unwavering persistence
keeps me afloat.