Tag Archives: heartbreak

one at a time.

(whispered) who are you? (shouted) I love you. in my quietest moments I’m forced to admit the truth: sometimes I wish you were someone else, somewhere else, someone I could rule the world alongside. the misunderstanding that started us looms … Continue reading

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midnight in never-land

what’s the protocol for leaving behind forever? I never thought I’d have to know. within the comfort of your shadow my own grew bolder,  eclipsing the light I once believed was mine alone. I filled your vacant outline with stardust … Continue reading

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never ever

the surface is always comfortable, clean. it beckons.  it whispers of good times, sunshine, name learning and freckle tracing and legend making. you think: it’s been long enough. you think: maybe I can go home again. a walk down the … Continue reading

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about you, about me

I am looking for myself in your pictures. A hint of my wild hair in the angle of your pencil line, the color of my freckle at the edge where your pen began to bleed. Here, you are always in … Continue reading

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answerless questions (part 23)

how do we live in a world that expects constant forgetting? erasure of the past that built us on the road to becoming something different. how do we stand when we are always, always giving away our legs in the … Continue reading

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don’t ever ask me why.

for you, my soft-spoken gentle-handed almost lover. for you and the way we turn our hearts to stone so we can’t feel them breaking as we say goodbye another time. for you and the way our bodies are stiff as … Continue reading

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like you

and I wonder (never for the first time) why the chasm between knowing and doing is so, so wide. the distance is implicit in limp arms and half smiles and my heart is steeling and breaking in time with its … Continue reading

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