the wrong one

after all this time after everything or because of everything i just can’t believe i am the kind of person who deserves to be loved whenever i see someone i would like to call my own i worry they will find their true love before i can convince them to love me i worry they…

Wednesday’s Child

I was not born to be happy… No bright star shown down on me When I was dropped headfirst into the world Red-faced, kicking, screaming And placed in my mother’s arms— The only true home I’ve ever known Instead, a dark star witnessed my birth Stepped out of hell’s black hole Took me in its…

walking in beauty

∏ Ô ∏ Do you really think it is a gift, hearing opportunity knocking at any given moment in time, balancing out the mountains and valleys, rivers and lakes, all the oceans and skies, between the life I’m breathing into a world of my design, a word made of letters, of countless variables and multitudes…

fenced delicacies

How I stash away my food, like a squirrel stowing nuts for a dark day of hibernation. you with your sticky fingers and runny noses and greedy mouths would go to any heights just to get a taste of my delicacies. maybe I need to wire some fence made of hard language; that usually puts…

in rising spray

I want to write about something else, anything really, but my head is crowded with the sound of the wind in lazy puddles, the approaching waves and the cries of distant seagulls. I’ve lost my heart again, the tides washed it away, every fibre drifting apart floating along solitary jellyfish, my heartbeat trapped under the…

The hounds of time

Always needing,chasing your thoughtspredators on the runleaving you infear and doubt, tospice up their prey.Always feeding,there is no time,not even the present,tearing, sucking, bitingaway at every momentcutting, clawing, crashingall your happy thoughtsuntil even their memoryis nothing but a faint echo,yet they keep on hunting.The hounds of time,once you let them in, theywill make you miserableunless…

Remember When?

Remember when you told me you’d be here, Ready to take my hand when times got hard, When life wouldn’t let me catch my breath. I remember that, I held onto that promise forever, Hoping and praying and wishing on every star I saw, Knowing you’d never let me down, Knowing I’d always have someone…