shine

it’s a painful reality… when the tears and trauma were all I could ever see…. and she was just a girl who wanted… to be loved unconditionally… but somewhere along the line… she learned love…. love was never given away for free…. and it would take years to undo the damage… some would call her…

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knife

I stayed a lifetime in a dream… Hid my secrets and pain beneath golden lined buttons and perfect little seams… In your eyes I saw my world and every spinning, shining star…. I would have traded everything I have, just to be exactly where you are… But the love you give… It takes away my…

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something like this

Try not to think of the feeling I have when I see your face… Caught up in between when the reality is more than I can fake. There’s longing and love, both I won’t be able to embrace. Easier to turn away and slowly start to erase… But there’s something there I can’t quite place……

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do what we have to do

It was difficult to let you go. And it broke my heart when your true colors showed. I’ll never understand why. You never even said a word or wanted to try. Like I wasn’t worth anything to you. But I guess… We do what we have to do.

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Oppressors

My hand reaches for passing pleasures, my heart longs for real treasures. I turn to old addictions when I feel the immediate pressures. At times it’s a struggle to fight off the intensity of the stressors. I get lost in a dialogue between the oppressed and the oppressors.    

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Reality

Take a step into reality… My mind still struggles to find closure peacefully. The truth hits me hard, nearly out of air. They always told me…life was never meant to be fair.

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