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.
In a moment, I lived a lifetime. Our lifetime… All the things we did and all the things we were together. In a moment, I yearned for you, even as I held your hand. I needed you… But you were slipping away. In a moment, I prayed for mercy. I begged for your life. IContinue reading “Just a Moment’s Life”
I sit in stillness. The sound of birdsong in my ears The pleasing scent of grilling food My breath moves, sweetly, in and out And I know… What a beautiful gift the now is. Dedicated to Baba Ram Dass, beautiful spiritual warrior and inspiration to many. ❤
I wrote this for a friend and never gave it to her… So now, I’m sharing it with you. Here is a very long thing I want to say… We are all born vulnerable and as we grow we all get hurt…. That first time no one picks us up when we cry or someContinue reading “Building Walls… and Tearing Them Down”