Against My Head

I don’t know how to be brave when you have an emotional gun against my head. In a moment I’ll lose everything and in less than a second I’ll be dead. His words are hard to forget. A part of me struggles to accept the peace that comes without all your threats. Looking over my…

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What is Real?

You tell me you love me… But it took me years to trust enough to believe. Layers of protection. Love to me was a failed inspection. Even when I say what I say… Still I put all my faith in love to find a way. I don’t ever believe anyone could love me when he…

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Who I Was Before

Loving someone in a fantasy… It’s not the same as embracing love’s real complexity. Any day of the week, I’d rather be loved than adored. You were my entire world…for the record. But the hero I believed in, he had a darkness we all ignored. If I had just…seen the pain in the drinks you…

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Reflect

We pretend small talk matters. You say one word and my heart completely shatters. Fear, not love, is what you truly inspire. Our relationship long expired. I’m grown now, sometimes I just tire. You once took me in and drew the line. All your care for me was flawed in its design. Your hands closed…

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