Forgotten

Let self-respect and amour-propre Turn my ceaseless cries into whispers, Until my heart is cleansed of your poison And you remain only in the basement of my memory. Because at the risk of claiming talent I do not have, I recognise that my words give you more power Than you have the right to claim,…

Moving On

Everything changed monumentally in a minute, I struggled under the pressure of the transformation, Going places I never even wanted to imagine, The possibility ever real but holding off by a thread, That snapped and broke my childhood along with it. Emotions clouded together in my head like a storm, Sadness mingling with betrayal mingling…

Kiss Me Once More

Kiss me once more, Tell me you love me as you break my heart, And I’ll try to remember this moment, Right before my world came crashing down, When everything would tilt, throwing me down and down Until I stumble and fall into everything we ever were. Kiss me once more, please, My memory isn’t…

Give Me a Reason

Crawling through the gravel on hands and knees, blood staining my skin so that everyone can see that tragedy leaves a mark, (So does betrayal), And when it starts raining I feel my skin dissolving, Mixing with the sediment, Making soil that will never nourish, crops will grow already rotting, because everything That mattered has…