My Office

My office Is the center And I don’t mean like the star of the architecture or the focal point the building I mean like dead center As in completely surrounded by the rest of the bustling hospital My office Is closed off No one may enter without a badge That tells the doors you are…

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…

Tattoos

I used to mark my skin With insults and a small blade Hated myself in so many ways That when I attempted To carve “FAG” into my thigh And the G was too hard I changed it to “FAT” And still felt a blow to my confidence I still mark my skin Only now with…

Cut My Hair

I cut my hair So I don’t need anyone to hold it back On nights when I’ve drank too much to forget you I cut my hair Which then cut my showers in half So I don’t have enough time to reminisce The feeling of your palm pressed to my damp skin Or my fingers…

A Series on a Dusty Bookshelf

I could say I’m an open book But that’s a lie I’m more like a series Lined up in order on a dusty bookshelf The first book gives the reader general insight With twists and turns woven in later chapters I’m happy to lend the first book to anyone willing to read it Some people…