you are eyes squeezed tightly {poetry}

Initially, this was a tough piece to share. I’ve sat down in an attempt to write a letter to the people who hurt me when I was little a thousand times. And a thousand times, all I could ever write was “I hate you. I hate you. I hate you.” Less than therapeutic. A few […]

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hope for the hopeless

I can’t promise you a perfect life. I can’t promise you clear skies and sunshine and rainbows overhead. I can’t promise there won’t be long nights or silly fights and Storms that never seem to end. But I can promise you this, my beloved, my best side, my other half; the moment I start loving […]

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strip me {poetry}

Strip me. Remove my guards and my walls and my endless goodbyes Remove my questions and wondering and Remove all of my control Use your hands To read my spine Press your pages Into mine And dog-ear your favorite parts with kisses and sweat and tickling breath. Watch with awe-struck eyes our words run together […]

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starting at the ending {poetry}

Starting at the ending. I remember the look in your eyes when I told you Like you were watching a movie for the 100th time and suddenly the ending had been changed Your eyes searched for answers in mine, But they got lost somewhere in between my hollow tears and your helpless heart. Your cries […]

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the answer no matter the question; I am here. {poetry}

// I am here. For the moment in the morning when you forget about what happened one hundred sleepless nights before For the shameless attack on your hollow heart as the memory creeps in and it feels like it’s happening over and over and over again. For the shaking hands and sea salt tears and […]

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a baby grand and her Rubinstein {poetry}

Credit: Page Lillian Open up my pages and read me like a book, Run your tired fingers up and down my spine, I’ll be the story that keeps you hooked. Find my inner lyrics, and sing me like a song, A baby grand that’s found her Rubinstein, You can play me all night long. Paint […]

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