Fill my lungs with roaring tides

I have a tight grip to this railing But absolutely none to hope To what am I suppose to cling When I’ve slid to the end of my rope? A breeze brushes my eyelids Reminding me where I stand The sound of crashing waves to rocks And deep waters reach for my hand It would…

My Heart and My Brain

There is a disconnect between my heart and my brain Like a married couple who hate each other And stopped keeping track of anniversaries years ago But will never accept of the idea of divorce Bickering from the moment I open my eyes Never can they compromise on a single topic Forced to live in…

Spoiled Milk

I am subtly rotten Like the milk in my fridge yesterday That I had to try three times In order to finally decide it was no good The first sip didn’t seem bad The second was questionable But at the third I was certain It couldn’t be stomached Yes, I am tempting enough to try…

Self Love

I want to love me So much that I would not be Scared to die alone SWD 06/2019  Updated 03/2020  

Spaceship

We often joked about dying Together in a spaceship Blasting off above clouds That looked like cotton fields Toward the woman in the sky We both fell in love with And wrapping up our wanderlust-filled adventures With the most exciting one of them all Our eyes have cherished the moon At her most brilliant moments…

Your Giving Tree

I will let love for you Grow from me like branches So you may swing from them When you are too giddy to be held by gravity Climb up and hide within them When you are feeling down Sit beneath their cool shade When you need a moment of rest I will stand sturdy While…

Productivity

My clothes are hanging over the shower rod Waiting to be organized in my closet My dishes are sitting in the dishwasher Completely dried and ready to be stacked My carpet is blanketed in cat hair Asking to be vacuumed and uncovered And my hands are coated in colors For I have spent the whole…

ADHD

Remember what it was like to flip through channels And listen to an incomprehensible cacophony Until stumbling upon something that caught your eye for more than two seconds Before services like Netflix and Hulu made television programs immediately accessible That is what it feels like inside my head most days My body may be still…

Dear Friend

Dear friend From time to time Like this starry night Your name still runs across my mind Though we have not spoken In what feels like forever I often daydream about us in the future Sitting at some old table With black coffee As bitter as the stories we’ll share of our hardships With years…