the end is inevitable, we have to leave.
happiness struck, she knows where to go.
find what makes the eye shine
she could become more.
cheshire cat smile, filthy white shoes, & a stained shirt
sounds better than it looks.
why hate something genuine?
she doesn’t fit,
she’s not a match
but for a second she was pure
& that’s a catch.
almost anywhere she goes,
it is a triumph to find solace
in a genuine song.
this life is a quicksand
if I move, I just might die.
so forgive me when I hide,
A soul is trying to keep itself alive.
on the way home
and I pray to god
the house did not fall apart
not this time at least
when all I beg you for
is to realize what’s enough
’cause the house is in ruins
but you won’t fucking stop. Continue reading “the burning house”
It was a night of battle.
I came out alive.
But I never know how I get to another day.
These nights are suspended in time.
A human being shouldn’t feel this low,
But nothing, no one is louder than the voices telling me
I should have been dead a long time ago.
The world was closing in. Am I running out?
I watched my life slip away. I saw the chaos manifest.
But somewhere, someone was gripping me back to life.
In the blackest of the dark,
In the stillest silence.
you’re okay you’re okay you’re okay.
you’re alive you’re alive you’re alive.
none of this is real, you can open your eyes.
The disquiet settles in.
A thousand pieces, A ringing silence.
How many more of these nights?
you tore years off your daughter’s life
crumpled her heart
carelessly, like the one promise
you should have kept. Continue reading “borderline”
I wish to forget the sorrow
or turn it into rage
anything to make me function
so I can live a day more. Continue reading “the last prayer”
I’m a daughter of a pessimist,
I’m a product of mistrust.
I am a worn out trophy,
an exhausted safety pin.
I am only a thing crushed
by a castle collapsing from the inside. Continue reading “casualty”