Was it that easy? You came in with a promise to be hers, always. How can you be hers From 2000 miles away? Insisting, you do, That she’ll be fine without you. You’re there through a call. But you can’t hold her over the phone while tears fall, When she feels alone, Asking when dad’s … Continue reading 2000 Miles Away – Venting
In visions of change, While trapped beneath a burden, are dreams spun to goals.
Snow-flaked lashes gaze, Matches burnt in a child’s hands- Peace on frozen lips.
The morning was clouded, sun still yawning and eager for his morning cup of coffee. Four of us ventured outside, aching for adventure and desperate for something more than a trailer too small for a family of 6. We didn’t skip or hold hands, just existed beside each other in a knowing way. The air … Continue reading A Square Mile Town
Eyes gently open, As the dawn consumes her face. Good morning, beauty.
Wrap me up in quarter notes, Breathing on a rest, Repeat the chorus two or three, make every verse your best. Memories coax my empty mind, Before swimming into view. Melodies dancing with my past, Old faces becoming new. I close my eyes and fall away, The music, my time machine. Taking me back to … Continue reading On Music and Nostalgia
I feel, in the deepest parts of my being, incorrect. Something about me, Something unseen, Is wrong. It plagues me, Feeds my insecurity, And causes grief where there should be pride. I am a clearance item, Left on a shelf for purchase by those looking to save a penny By skimping on quality. Look at … Continue reading Broken