Spaceship

We often joked about dying in a spaceship together 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…

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…

Oh, to grow parallel to a forest of trees

I wish to outstretch my limbs Grow tall and sturdy with a raised chin But gentle enough to let the world in Fold creatures beneath the safety of my leaves Absorb the sun and catch the breeze Oh, to grow parallel to a forest of trees SWD 04/2018 Updated 06/2019

The Most Sour of Days

Life tossed lemons from the clouds today But I felt like dancing in the puddles anyway Let the juices sting my cat scratched ankles And my tongue stuck straight out To taste the bitterness of each drop I hope to cherish the sweetest days of life While graciously accepting the most sour as well SWD…

Love Myself

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

Long Hike Up A Mountain

Waking up feels like the start Of a long hike up a mountain On days I am able to make it to the top I search for hope to fill┬ámy wagon Though I always come back empty No matter how much I have gathered To stock up for days I can’t climb None of the…

Treading Water

Life is an ever expanding body of water Everyone is treading to keep afloat Some sink themselves with the baggage they tied to their ankles After gasping so long for hope Many are stripped of their chances to see how long they can swim By unforeseeable waves and creatures lurking in the deep Others continue…