I am searching for something that doesn’t exist a secret that lives somewhere between dusk and “I miss you” hidden in that small voice in the back of your head that whispers “you’re missing something” or “what have you forgotten?” an unexplored part of the pacific or the atlantic or something in between I never […]
There is nothing kind about pretending to love someone long after you’ve forgotten what their voice sounds like on sleepy, coffee-scented Sunday mornings. There is nothing authentic about excuses dripping in guilt. You know this. Yet somehow, you’ve decided the rosebush blooming next to your door, the one that caresses your doorstep with blood-red petals even […]
I watched you walk out the door, the clicking of the lock behind you sounding a lot like the word “goodbye” dripping from your lips. It felt like a punch in the mouth and tasted a lot like betrayal, but somehow an apology wasn’t worth the postage.
Breathless icicles chiseled their way into her heart as she dug through memories and sand trying to find a tattered photograph of souls. Please love me more. They eternally stood in the rain together, rain tracing away tears and black and white lifelessness. They laughed and held each other like nothing could possibly change. Please love me […]
Your satin tenderness caresses me lightly, making my tangled skin hum gently with the remembrance of blissful vivacity in velveted parking lots coated in Rolex rings and candor. I found you then in the worn creases of every day. I still do.