Disguise

Live your life, don’t mind what they say. I heard your speech and went the other way. Giving you a fake smile and told you it has been a while… How I wish I could just….trust. Second guessing and doubting love used to be a must. Now staring into dark, empty eyes. A broken boy…

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Walk Away

I’ll give you a moment and make it matter. Your words are poison and still they flatter. I want it to be real but every part of me resists your promises of love. The pain, I just can’t seem to get quite enough. Say what you say, It killed me when I had no other…

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Putting on a show…

You call my name and all I can think about is what you want in return. Take another shot and we go around and around for another turn. I should have known better, now my mind zeros in to discern. Tell me again just how much you and him earn… Because you can’t put a…

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Truth Revealed

You lost your husband, I lost my father. Never could be the perfect kind of daughter. It hurts me still, maybe it always will. There wasn’t a part of me he didn’t kill. And I’m healing slowly, taking my time to feel. I have to separate what’s make believe and what was real. Trauma lens…protected…

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the very same

Avoid any issues I have with you, When I don’t want to think about the past. You gave me love, but was it ever enough to truly last? I’m a little angry, a little hurt, a little changed. Defending my position and where I’ve been, I’m tired of having it explained. Trust is hard to…

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Set them free

Love is not love when you force it to be. Growing up, all your regulations and conditioning made me feel anything but free. Vacations and holidays, but my heart back then was heavy. Every “nice” act you ever did only reminded me of the demands you would later levy. Healing, and it takes time to…

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Tell Me

You don’t get to tell me how to live. You don’t have the authority to take what isn’t yours to give… And with everything you do, there’s no love in your eyes. Keep a butterfly caged for too long and her only fate will be to die.

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