The words rake my throat as they ricochet out of my mouth, spit here onto wicked white screens, plastered to the straining eyeballs of those who try to see me. Shouts echo through empty halls, through full minds smothered in lines made from blood and angst and love, and I’m in the dark but I […]
It’s all slipping away, each shiny minute you were mine. We crumble as we fall, ancient shards on frozen floors, and all I see is you, holding me up, reminding me to breathe, proving we existed even when it felt like walking in dreams. ~Patience Facebook Twitter
How can such tiny pieces shatter into tinier bits? I find myself as sand and glass, their precarious balance shifting in storm winds. In a moment, I could be fragments, piles of brokenness scattered on the banks of rivers you can’t remember. How can I turn this fragility into strength or is it strong to […]
You were my beginning, my first steps into what it meant to love, to writhe in the pain and joy of it all. I look back in dumb wonder at how I couldn’t have seen the right in all the “wrong” steps. Now I know what it’s like to grow old, to see what I […]
Twisted knots, fluttering sick, these bitches won’t stop jumping on my guts. It’s the leaving. It’s why I’m so caught up. The waving eyes and watery stares that say goodbye so soon after hello. I’ve been left so much, I don’t appreciate the stays, the I’m heres, the forevers that get tossed my way. I […]
Time is so ephemeral yet continuous, always known yet completely perplexing.
I can’t seem to figure out why you have my heart.
“I miss home. The pine smell right after it rains. There’s nothing like it.” “How long has it been?” “Too long, man, too long. Fifteen years in July, but I’m goin’ back. I’ve got to see the river, the trees. For God’s sakes, Florida just isn’t the same.” “Sounds amazing. But I thought you haven’t […]
I can see you falling. Will you take my hand?
To the things I can’t forget