Virginia

Long talks Secrets shared Fears revealed Emotions uncovered 592 miles fall away and suddenly I’m right next to you Breathing your air Smelling your skin Touching your skin Why should I run from everything I’ve ever wanted?

Throne

  She thought he was worthy She thought he was strong enough So she reached up, up past the clouds of fluffy afro And plucked And laid her crown at his feet Everything that I am is now yours she told him He grinned, and set her crown atop his head And they sat on […]

Hate

  I hope that you hate me That any mere mention of me churns your stomach and raises your blood pressure That any story you used to tell that somehow involves me is no longer uttered I hope that you hate me That anything that reminds you of me has been trashed, or hidden away […]

Writer’s Block

  Just let me lie here, Let me live with– No no   The heart is a fragile thing, easily broken Like a bir– Shit, too sad   He stands there, casting a shadow no man could overcome Greatness is a heavy load What next? What makes him so great?   Take my hand Let […]

Taking Responsibility

  So I’ve been watching Lockup on Netflix and one common theme is standing out in every episode. Whenever the film crew is doing a one on one with an inmate and they ask “So why are you in here?” all the inmates tend to answer the same way. They will answer the question, but […]

Resentment

How difficult it is, to see your life force drained siphoned to feel as if something has been stolen ripped from you When you probably created the gash from whence you bleed out Like a child that discarded a toy only to want it back when someone else picks it up   You should probably […]

Brave

Originally posted on SLHARPERPOETRY:
Some things leave no room for misunderstanding, like your climbs to the tops of towering pines, and your belief that you can never cry. At age five, you dream of a woman with wings like a bat dressed all in black. She swoops down, grabs you, pins you in her lap,…