Tag: alone

This is not my skin

It’s kind of fitting. When I got out of the car, the last song on the radio was “This is not where I belong.” It’s not. It’s so apparent so often. I feel restless. I want to crawl out of my skin. Maybe it’s…

PSA: Hang out with your single friends

This isn’t a woe is me post. This is a look for your single friends post. A woe is me post is pointless, since none of you live remotely close to me anyway. I went to my brother’s for Easter. I went Wednesday evening,…

Cory

When I saw him, looking at the stars, I could have sworn there was a twinkle denoting tears. When he heard me approach, his gaze coming down from the heavens upon me, his quirky smile, with the right lip curling up, appeared instantly. He…

Cold Fingers

Icicles prod me Numbing inside. Heat of exhaustion Of trying to care Warps me against Icy embrace. I try to care. I ask for help. The voices speak. But no one is there.

Winter Without You

Gray sky matches my mind, Obfuscated and full of gloom. The freezing temps match my heart, Frozen without your love. Here I lay in morning gray, Cold without your touch. Maybe someday I’ll know summer.

Equivalent Exchange

So the first two lines were the kicker. Thought it up last night and didn’t want to lose it. Pretty sure it’ll end up in a story. You saved one man’s soul At the cost of poisoning another’s. We don’t care who we hurt…

Bigsbee and his Heart

Ever have a good day and yet there’s a shadow descending upon you? I can’t sleep. Here is my tribute to hopefully placate insomnia. The club was filled with dancers wearing one piece outfits with fishnet stockings. Black netting wrapped around their bodies, with…

Doors

A loving man opened the door, though it was slammed in his face, and she stood at the threshold. She said, “I want to see inside, but I can’t enter.” “Why not?” She looked at another door and entered into another man’s home. The…

Reality

Tears run down my cheeks As I know you’re not here.

Note Cards

I wrote upon a note card how life was, as I couldn’t stop thinking about you. I sent it by tossing it up and it disappeared. I don’t know how, but I know that’s how I could get it to you. I returned in…

Coming Home

There was a girl on the side of the road, walking through the rain. Her hair was matted to her face and down her neck and back. Her clothes was soaked through. Cars drove by, the water spraying behind their tires to splash her….

Sleepless

It’s a little past 2am. A blessing is the illness I thought would be crippling today was only inconvenient. I’ll take that. The curse is it’s past 2am, and I don’t want to lay down. So I’ve decided to write a poem. Then I’ll…

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