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The sky tore open Memories come down like pouring rain No time to seek shelter The storm took my umbrella away My vision is blurry The steps on the sidewalk slippery I’m not sure if it’s rain or tears in my eyes But I have to keep going Against the wind that’s blowing While the […]

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Someone spilled water all over my writing Now I can no longer make out the words A cloud of black ink on stained paper Somehow looking at it hurts A visual representation Of what happens in my head When the lines get all blurry And I can’t remember what you said I know I had […]

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If you could have You should have Because there’s no going back From whatever you did and said So long ago, in the past And I see how you are working How you try to mend the cracks But an overflow of words won’t work When it’s empathy that lacks When you don’t understand the […]

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I’m tired of explaining Though you deserve an explanation why I’m not responding the way I used to do But I’m scared of the frustration And misplaced irritation Of what will come along With my bold blunt honesty Cause if I’m being honest I want to scream lightning and thunder And tear this house down […]

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When you ask me how I’m doing I don’t know what you’re referring to Would you like the bubble-wrapped version or the raw and honest truth Because you tell me to be honest but then when I tell the truth Your eyes beg me to please tell you that what I said isn’t true – […]

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this house

This house is so much more than a building or just four concrete walls It’s the place where I’ve been born Have grown up Have been formed Where the walls know my story And the mirrors saw me grow up Where the floor remembers my footsteps And I still drink from the same cup The […]

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