~||That night, the night||~

I felt every painful emotion in its rawest form that night, the night you abandoned me. And so, to drown my feelings of betrayal, no thanks to you, I carved on my right leg, lines; each representing different stages of my misery. The ice cubes I used to numb my flesh now stinging with red …

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~||Speak||~

Consuming indecision and misery Burning away my peace of mind I once allowed myself to conquer you But evidently not this time. Overwhelmed and underestimated There’s a pattern to all of this Could have turned the tables But my window of opportunity was missed. Foolishly coercing myself Longing for things better left alone Told myself …

~||Thoughts Ⅲ||~

We’re all pretenders. Even I am guilty of wearing smiles in which faces on television screens taught me to perfect. But I cannot tell you about the synthetic strands of perfection in your life – only mine. I mask my emotions with pretense and mud so I’d attract no one; and those who dared question …

~||If pain were a Bible||~

If pain were a Bible, I’d be a testament – both the Old and the New. You’d read but you’d never understand the suffering I went through. If blood were a river, I’d be its body – breaking on every bank. And you’d never bathe in me because they’d warn you that I’m cruel and …