Old Soul

As the days fly by I refer to a cynical state of mind. I never wanted to be this teen that has been placed inside of me for my soul is far too old and diminished to be surrounded by such games that pan out constantly. My soul is beautiful, and gorgeous, and magnificent But…

Hey, This is Maureen! – Satire

Holy shit, are you people for real? You have got to be kidding me, you all sound like a bunch of little kids playing make believe. You want me to beg, grovel for your forgiveness? Not going to happen. You can all continue to collectively stroke each others egos in that safe little echo chamber…

Long Distance Runner

And when he spoke the words to me: I love you, you’re beautiful, every part of you is beautiful in my eyes…. I ran. I ran scared and I ran hard, beating out a rhythm beneath my feet. I screamed, you don’t get to say those words to me! Yes, you may love me, but…

natural rebellion, part 4

nowadays, we think we have a choice we mixed people of color choose your own ethnicity as if it were an adventure one of the above, all that apply   *other*   this skin i’m in says differently that skin tells the silent story that all eyes perceive and label and usually it’s one of…

Finding Ourselves in Nothing

Between the words that are spoken, there lies a fragment of truth Where life exists unaltered, where being roams in sooth Where spirit finds its essence and egos cease to exist Between the words that are spoken, before it fogs over with mist   Between the breaths that are taken, a hint of forever dwells…

Lessons in Pain

Pain You’ve made me who I am today I should thank you I really should From the crushing of my young soul To the tearing of my child’s body Can’t forget the burning of callous words Or the maiming of my wounded spirit Not to mention the repeated ripping out of my feathers I should…

Embrace Reality

Feeling fucking low. See there’s a few things going on. I have this knack for analysis. Perhaps overthinking. And there’s this guy. He’s really really far away. And he’s not mine to have. But I want him regardless. He can give me a piece of himself. But I want all of him. Every bit. And…