Poetry

Leaving

There are only so many times you can be the one that got away. Soon your feet will have to stay Rooted, next to someone. You can’t keep letting men Suck the duty from your lips, Leaving you withered & dry – Only to miss your laugh when you’re gone. **** There are only so … Continue reading

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For Jay

The sun is sinking under the waves,Casting purples and pinks across the horizon,And you’re laughing – sincerely & joyful –This is where I realize I’ve missed the music of your laugh.  ***Simon says it’s natural to grow apart from friends.I tell him that this is not natural.This is sawing off your right hand,Very slowly,With no … Continue reading

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What happens when the man you love spits you from his mouth and leaves you, bile-green, half-digested, almost-liquid on the floor?

You’ve been here before, Spat from the mouth of another, & instead of squeezing tears from your ducts, You sing. You do other things. You spend your days working, And your nights wanting to worry more about him But reailsing that you can’t, You sleep. You pray for him, everyday, more than you pray for … Continue reading