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heartbreak

I long for peaceful waters. So lay down. Allowing the current to move me with it's will. Tired of the struggle, I float. Farther from land, farther from home. But home? Home is where I live. Home is where the... Continue Reading →

“Parting Words” (Microfiction)

They laid side by side in grass, gazing up at the familiar night sky. Cradled in the crook of his arm she turned to face him. "I have loved you in and out of time. You have been my favorite... Continue Reading →

Nothing But Words (poem)

In various languages, In different tongues, We all say the same things. I question the purpose. Since there is nothing new under the sun, Why do we share our thoughts? Why do we write? Perhaps it is the idea, That... Continue Reading →

Autumn Leaves (poem)

I cried when I met you. I cried cause I knew, I met you at the wrong time. Neither of us were ready for what ensued. I knew you and I wanted you- But I couldn't keep you. Your type... Continue Reading →

Illusion (micropoetry)

Raindrops falling from a clear sky Like Sad tears from a bright smile.

At Some Point (prose)

At some point, your parents stop picking you up.  At some point, they stop kissing boo-boos.  At some point, they stop tucking you in at night.  At some point, they start expecting things from you.  At some point, they expect... Continue Reading →

Released (prose)

You said you were no longer happy with me. That you no longer derived pleasure from my company. So I'll set you free. For I can think of no worse torture Than to be trapped with a person whom you... Continue Reading →

a little longer (microfiction)

She wished he'd learn to bask in the beauty of the moment. To enjoy its simplicity and its rarity, this moment would never come again. No matter how often they came to this spot. Instead, she watched him walkaway and... Continue Reading →

Futile (poem)

I'd walk 'til my feet bleed. Peel back my skin, Exposing malnourished sinews. I'd pluck out my eyes. Drown myself in sound. Surround myself with people I despise. Visit every continent, Learn every language. Only to be haunted in my... Continue Reading →

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