The Battle Continues

Filled with secrets that we keep Surmounting each one as we speak Hiding in the crevices of us Wondering if we'd ever trust enough To reveal to others our vulnerable selves While on the surface many choose to dwell Holding onto untested truths Jaded, unguided, confused in the gloom All headed to our resting places, [...]

The Bull

I'm not here to take the pain To shelter you from the storm again I'm not here to suffer the blame To confront the fire that can't be tamed No, I'm here on my own accord With an agenda, I forewarn I'll take the bull right by the horns Throw him into a garden of [...]

Reality

They won't know where you've been Nor where you've going All they know is... Where you are. ~Anon~ Judge all you want What I say or do For you know nothing of what I've gone through Who I've been What I've seen To get to where I am I've done what I can I'm a [...]

Advice to My Younger Self

Dear younger self, I am going to write this from the perspective of an older self that you have only recently come to understand. There was a time you thought you knew it all, m'dear, you thought you had it all figured out. Much of it owed to what those around you allowed you to [...]

To Be Free… (Poetic Dialogue)

How free can we be When free is different to you and me To be free of sickness and pain or to be free from knowledge that constrains? Knowledge is freedom Sickness constrains Pain strengthens Love liberates In freedom we find power In power, freedom diminishes Humbled and meek Freedom we seek To love is [...]

Obsession

"The person who wrote this Permitted me to post it But only on the premise That I keep the name anonymous" Letter To A Lover I’m writing this knowing that you probably won’t read it, and even if you did, you sure as hell won’t bring it up, so win-win for me. I get it [...]

The Arguments We Forgot to Have

(Creative writing: 2016) "If you're sick of everyone falling for you, stop being so bloody perfect then," she'd screamed at me, a sheer projection of inadequacy. *      *     *     *    * I know that feeling, I was young once, and I remember that insecurity. I also remember the effort it took to outgrow those feelings [...]