Each Step

Your pain is dull,washed outin this sepia glowwhile mine is allsharp edgesand frantic loss. You forget what it feels liketo get thrown off a cliffin the middle of a fairytalewhile I remember each secondof the plummet. Your pain walks with you,but mine stabs with every step.Every touch,a thousand bladessevering the veinswhere I sleep. You and […]

She Is A Hurricane

She is a hurricane, spiraling winds wrapped up in waterfalls of rain, and she can’t stop falling, pouring herself out onto streets and cars and houses. She winds up her thoughts with gale force facts and spews them at whoever won’t listen because no one really does. Her eyes bleed invisible tears that plummet onto […]

On Fire

It’s not about commitment or love or even attraction. It’s about simply feeling something. When he puts his hands on me, his mouth against my skin, he makes me feel because I don’t anymore. I feel anxious and sad and scared, but that’s it. I walk around in those three modes and exist. But when […]

Words

Write something. Anything. Just get the thoughts out. Spill them onto these blank screens and plaster the world with your faulty words, your flawed ideas that hold together each breath, each step because without them, you are empty. Without them, you are lost among forests of stories sprouting up through dirty lines of mishmashed text, […]

Solution to Anxiety

Pain ripples through my bones, sends aftershocks trembling over my skin, and I don’t know where it comes from. I vibrate with hot breaths, flying fast from lungs that don’t feel like mine, while flames rip their way out of my eyes, and the air thickens, pollutes my mouth, yet I gasp for it because […]