The Leaving

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 […]

Whispers in the Dark

Dear Johnny, For so long, all of these words I have for you have been nothing but whispers in the dark.  I lie awake murmuring your name, imagining your fingers clutching mine.  Now, my words float through the world waiting for someone to listen.  It is so freeing to speak these thoughts after so many years of keeping […]