Because I wanted to touch your face, if only to feel the connection of your soul to mine… But I couldn’t. I could only stare at you from the other side of this frosted windowpane, and touch my hand to yours through the glass. My heart overflows with love, and yet I curse the fateContinue reading “The Heart Knows No Boundary”
My heart slams against your walls time and time again, trailing to the floor in a battered heap of blood and tears. I hadn’t meant to get so close to your boundaries but how could I see them, when you’ve made them invisible? They stand like silent fortresses, shrouded in a mist of confusing wordsContinue reading “Your Fortress”
I see the world through a kaleidoscope of fears, worry, confusion and doubt. It feeds a steady drip of poison in my veins, wrought from the existential dread of a life misunderstood. My desire to live soulfully, numbed by the conditions of this world and my instinct for survival. I trudge onward through the boot-suckingContinue reading “A Yearning to Shatter the Kaleidoscope”
I lie awake in bed and reach gently for your chest. I didn’t want to wake you. I only wanted to feel the rise and fall of your ribcage. I needed to feel it before I could succumb to sleep. How many nights will I be able to reach for you like this? How manyContinue reading “Clinging”
I’m sinking, as I knew I would. I saw the signs days ago. My cracking veneer didn’t stand a chance against the force of your emotions. I knew eventually the darkness would come rushing in to pull me under with its unbreakable grip. Even as I’m pulled deeper and deeper into the abyss, I knowContinue reading “Drowning”
I breathe in, taking the silence into my lungs. It penetrates my blood and travels through my body, filling each cell with a melody of peace.
You know that little spot in your heart that just won’t heal? That’s a remnant of the pain you caused me when you broke my spirit. It lives because you pretend it doesn’t exist. It won’t die because you refuse to show remorse. Do you want to know about my heart? My heart is wholeContinue reading “Choices”
They stood locked together in the rain, their warmth unpenetrated by the biting cold. Looking into each other’s eyes, they spoke their vows, as the wind carried their promises to the raging sea below. Their souls intertwined with one another, connecting them to both earth and heaven, forming roots and branches from words both spokenContinue reading “Forevermore”
I keep my self-hatred in a box, along with my biggest fears: rejection, expulsion and my complete detestability. Maybe someday I’ll stop opening the box… But apparently, today is not that day.