SAFETY NET

Trapped in a bubble “protected.”My own fears are leaving me neglected.Why do these walls come up once the emotions come out?What am I afraid of?I’m alone.Not because there is no desire for my company.But because company can break my heart.Abandon me.Love me one day and ridicule me the next.I want love just as much as … More SAFETY NET

Triggered

The sound of your voice sends me into a rage.  Days of seeing your face I wish I could erase.  Being in your presence is about as uncomfortable as walking pass a group of men outside of the corner store.  Everything you say makes my heart race but not like it did during the days … More Triggered

Love, the verb

Call this a song, a poem. Just be sure to put love in front.  You’ve been with me through all my different hairstyles  I still remember when I made sure to wear mascara whenever we were together  Then I stopped  You didn’t notice the difference  Thirteen years later and I’m so thankful that smile is … More Love, the verb

Mine

This obsession has to stop, it’s no longer cute or affectionate. The late night calls and random text. Your feelings of entitlement to my body is causing me stress. Your harassment isn’t love, your eyes bring fear to my heart now. Your hands shadow over my mouth every time I try to scream. This body … More Mine

Flow

My eyes are tired from wrestling with my dreams at night, my body’s weary from fighting all the demons creeping their way inside. My soul, it’s wounded from all the secrets I know, but I can’t give up now, I gotta go with the flow. My mind is racing with thoughts of all my struggle … More Flow