Unloved

You taught me… Love was fear. Fear was love. You told me… Shut up, don’t make a sound. So I kept quiet. You told me… Bow my head, keep my eyes to the ground. So I showed my submission. You told me… Don’t go another way. So I stayed. You told me… Don’t think, put…

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Just a Dream

Two divided personas, a captivating act & the real boy underneath. The audience follows your every move but they don’t know the real you beneath. When I was a child you wounded me repeatedly, You tore me apart, put on an effortless smile & laughed while the pain stayed permanently. I grew up believing…every fit of…

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Design by Love

6 months old, babygirl he already had your story written & sold. Flatter her for a couple years, play a parent in wiping away those tears. Paint a beautiful illusion to keep her, you will be everything she will learn to live for. Teach lessons until she knows you only as a hero, you’ll use…

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Stepping Stone

Layers & layers of protection, hiding me from myself more & more. I wrapped a fatal wound until I couldn’t see it, but it was still there within an unreachable, damaged core. Numb every feeling, cut off every sensation because my body knows it can’t stand to feel. Everything is okay, but my heart covers…

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Shooting Star

Closing my eyes, dancing in the dark to my favorite song. My hips swaying to the beat, my heart beating so strong. & I spent so many moments lost in a melody never my own. Loved myself until I no longer felt alone. You stole an hour from my life, but I have countless more.…

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Loving Perspective

I never knew what love was… & I need the time to figure it all out in my mind. Watching my whole life through a more loving perspective, Sometimes you have to experience cruelness to know the depth of what is kind. I’ve felt the rush of tears, Struggled to love myself all these years.…

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Show Up

You challenge me with your eyes, passionately caring for me with your concern. You say to me, be open to any possibility, don’t be afraid to learn. Just be you & be brave enough to show up. But I was taught since birth to pour all my love into someone else’s cup. I wore a…

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