Closure

I always believed closure would come from you…. But that’s the tragedy in trauma bonding with those who won’t stop the abuse…. Hero or villain… You always choose…. Even back then… You had the world to lose…. Lose…. You may never answer to those crimes but I know…. The truth behind the perfect rehearsed show……

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What We Do

Actions follow silent words and lies…. But the world sees so clearly through your paper thin disguise… You used to be center stage in my mind… I would replay the cruelty and how you could be so unkind… But living in nightmares…. Our hearts and memories begin to shatter and tear…. For all the times…

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Forget & Forgive

So easy to forget… But to forgive…. Holding onto resentments and regrets…. It’s no way to truly live… Staying mad at you… Kept me locked within my own traumas… And staying hateful towards you…. Kept alive the endless rotating dramas…. You may never receive the justice I once wished for you… But letting the memories…

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Gold

It was a perfect night…. Everything was in place…. Dressed in glittering sequins and grace…. And there was nothing that could be more right…. Practiced speeches…. In flawless form…. But the performance was far from inviting and warm…. Give away gold… As we break from society’s mold…. Reality nakedly televised… Left everyone paralyzed… Paralyzed…

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Words

Keep my name….. From the headlines… As we walk carefully… Across these word mines…. Awards drenched in shimmering gold…. As a hailstorm of news unfolds…. Who knew a crowd and clapping could feel… So cold…. But we all do as…. We’re told…

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Abuse

Trigger bullet points… Do as they say… Don’t you dare disappoint… Silence your voice… As if you had no choice…. Speak no truths today…. We apologize for the televised delays…. Audio muted and edited out the words…. We all knew what they had to say…

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Just for Show

Play a pretty part… But make sure you hide your true heart…. Lost in the role I once played… But no matter how I try… The memories always stayed…. Smile… As if it was all okay…. But we all know… Sitting in the crowd… Who he is now…. Who he is now…

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Don’t Talk About…

We don’t talk about… The things left unsaid… God only knows of… The paths we may have led… And I always seem to leave before… I could ever be left…. Just thought it would be best… If there’s nothing more to say… Trauma does its best to stay…. But tomorrow…. Tomorrow is a new day….

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