Twisted Love

My heart still stalls in small mistakes, If I’m not perfect, all the illusions you taught me to wear crack & break. You praise & reward me every time, you love the way I bow & live to obey. But if I turn to leave, you plead desperately & beg me to please stay. Love…

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Slay

A life of fear was never made for me, You once controlled my mind & molded me in who to be. You say what you have to say, To my true self I’ll never betray. Fairy tales & heroes of my childhood a little too cliché. Forgiveness in confessions & I’ve accepted the life I’ve…

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Get By Joy

Relapsed today but not in the conventional way… When my mind recalled the memories I fell into familiar cycles, Ate until I was sick to my stomach, heart rate slowed in my bed, elevated vitals. It’s not what I want or need, but addiction never takes heed. Cautionary tales, I know them all by name.…

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Worthless Without You

His words fall fatally from my lips in sharp edged accusations I aim & throw through golden flames to you. I’m fighting him in broken confessions & tired twisted impressions, & I still can’t see… my soul belonged to him since I was born. But the trust & beating hearts have been left tattered &…

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Leave & Love Yourself

Soft silk wings & gentle kisses. New dreams, my heart misses. Letting go a little more every day. Love creates life in a meaningful way. I speak now with my own voice, Every moment is my own choice. I can’t stop all the evil in the world. But I keep the fire in my heart…

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Buy

A child needs to feel heard & loved…it’s a natural born tendency. In a home of dysfunction that child learns coping mechanisms of harmful dependency. Two parents always there physically, checked out emotionally & mentally. They always meant well…but they made all of us keep a secret we could never tell. I love you & I…

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Family

I’m sitting across an empty table staring at the memories…& one by one they softly leave. I guess grief is a process and I’ll slowly find healing through moments of relief. I had this fantasy in my mind, it just wasn’t ever real. In your eyes I saw the truth & you never could give…

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