So be it

‪#‎100DaysOfWriting‬ - Day 43 "What a cold, cold heart." You looked at me,  Silently,  And that's all that I could see. An aloof, perhaps fearful glance.  The suicide of anything that resembles a chance  To come closer. "Let your walls crumble,"  I hear your eyes beseech.  "Let me in, let me touch you,  Let me reach  …

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A facet of writing

It all depends On how well you pretend To utter nothing but truth with your words. How to make them believe What is difficult to conceive Is the truest that they have ever heard. Your words are theirs, And their lives are yours, And this may all feel entirely absurd, But the truths you pretend …

A moment of truth

From this distance, I see nothing but distance Between my wants and my attainables.   In this instant, I feel nothing but despair Towards my hopes and the explainable.   In simplicity, lies impossibility, Turning the simple into the unobtainable.   And in complexity, lies the reality That all can be done and all are …

An unmade bed

  An unmade bed And a shambled rug, Old crayon stains on the wall.   One sock lost, One sock left, Coffee spilled on the floor.   Tidy books Arranged on shelves, Stacked so high They're begging to fall,   A broken pencil On an abandoned notebook Next to the dusty exercise ball.   Unread …

Release

Stars align, Energies collide, Manifestations emerge To transform the core of your being, Or to kill a small part of you so that another may bloom. The universe conspires to pull you towards your metamorphosis And all you want to do is resist, Pull back, Dive deeper into the abyss you know so well. Because …

Changed

I am amazed by how you are amazed at my lack of amazement. I am amazed at how you think this is unnatural; That I am being strange. You have changed, and thus, I have changed, and thus, "We" are now forever Changed. We used the same beacon to light our path Once. We shared …

Ruthless epiphanies

I swallowed a pill that took me nowhere, I followed a path that did not end. I prayed to Gods that have no ears, And pretended that mountains could bend. With failure after failure, Epiphanies tore me apart. My sanity lingers with death and magic, Leaving a carcass of what was once a heart. I …

A form of change

  Words become harder, Distances grow wider, Commonalities become a thing of the past.   Moments pass gravely, Silence becomes safety, And that gap grows vast very fast.   Thought before speech, Hesitance to reach And touch the warm skin turned cold.   Familiarity dies, Looking forward to goodbyes As hollow shadows of resentment are cast.   …