Why I write. 

I write what I feel I do not write what makes you feel good I do not write for you at all I do not attempt to connect with you I write to connect myself to reality My reality is not yours My truths are not yours They are mine.  You cannot connect with whom…

Strength

Darkness will blanket you Lies will whisper in your ear Ghosts will keep your company Dreams all but forgotten Hope fades into the black Breathe cold and heavy Touch becomes the stranger Smiles become a lie. Remember this, I am with you in the darkness Though you may not see me When you reach out…

Dancing Bears

She trusted you You were her protector You told her she was a beautiful thing A dancing bear, You painted her face You dressed her in silky cloth You watched her twirl for the crowd You were pleased. You molded her into this pretty little thing. You adored this dancing bear. Did you not see…

Love

I separate my heart from my body. I disconnect I stand beside myself Watch my body move in ways my heart would never approve I was the void That void shaped my survival Burnt strings pulling and pushing my body Content in this insignificancy Inhale bodies. Exhale ashes. Until you. You were a pile of…

Youth

You want to be a lady. You want to be beautiful.   She never learned to speak. Her words grew inside of her Ivy sprouted in her belly Thorns tore her throat Scorching fluid filled her mouth Lips sealed by subservient vows   You want to kiss me You want me to touch you  …

A Letter to the Dead

You think you had it all figured out Didn’t you? But I always knew darkness knows darkness. You crept out you were darkness into her light a light which never knew how deep the shadows will trap you You knew it you covered her. like a sickness dipped in sweets coated in Holy Words slithering…