The stages of missing him

I want you back I can’t take it anymore Everything is a reminder of the temptation your body holds Everything is something I want to be doing with you, doing to you I can’t stop the fantasies. They just build on one another and I feel like a little kid in a candy store that […]

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I’ll tell my Daughter

I’ll tell my daughter about you I’ll tell her what it’s like to feel the stars, what it’s like to find a home in another human being, what it’s like to feel two souls collide through tumbling laughter I’ll tell my daughter about you I’ll tell her how much it hurts when you don’t respect […]

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Humanity 

We don’t even do it purposely but we each exist differently and we each exist the same We grow into our being without knowing sometimes Like windows in an apartment Organically decorated or not but each unique without thinking Some have beer cans Some have curtains Some have blinds Some have pots of flowers some […]

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White Boy

White boy thinks the statement white boy is racist How do you not see the privilege dripping off of your hands? It reeks and it poisons The only place in the world where three words of affirmation are reigned as a terrorist group #BlackLivesMatter

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A House and A Home

A house is halls that echo, clean carpets, and empty¬†cupboards A home is sounds of family, stains that tell stories, and cupboards full of memories A house is what my home become when my mother left It’s hard not to feel the void the absence of her laughter leaves When Parent becomes monster and family […]

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When I Let You In

I let you see all the ugly parts of me. The parts hidden so deep it took months to get out. I laid it all on the table for you. Every cringe-worthy thought of mine and every scar and every insecurity, I lined them all up for you to examine. I fell into your arms […]

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Suffocating

Every time I get to feeling trapped, suffocated, and my body’s craving oxygen, I do something that makes it hard to breathe so that I have to suck in the air and force oxygen down my throat like I matter. I force my lungs to keep filling because they can’t collapse, not yet. And even […]

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I did good today

I did something good today. I felt uplifted today. I had patience today. You would’ve loved me today. You would like me today. Not cause of how I look, but because I’m confident. I feel good. (Also I guess because I look good) You would’ve loved me today. You would’ve gotten frustrated with me today. […]

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