~||Thoughts IV||~

Is it cruel of me to laugh at your misfortune? Surely something must be wrong with me. But what if I told you I laugh because that is my only response to pain… I have yet to learn how to comfort, understand and listen to people other than myself. And though you are familiar with …

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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 …