Blow My Way

Photo by Mikhail Nilov on Pexels.com There are days when I woke up to my boyfriend But I only thought of you If you were okay? And if you met anyone new? I dreamed that I would run into you In the city That we would have a second chance A last hurrah A final … Continue reading Blow My Way

Love & Respect

Photo by RODNAE Productions on Pexels.com I'm convinced that the hard fought wars are internal Ego, guilt and shame Never dealing with hurt Praying the next relationship won't be the same Many tender hearts are losing In this game of love and war Desiring a love that grips at the waist And narrows at the … Continue reading Love & Respect

Part 2: Smoking Words

Photo by Rafael Guajardo on Pexels.com I drag on the words that you utter like a chain smoker pulling on a lit cigarette. Blowing circles in midair that send loose lips spiraling into a distant sea. Your vowels are ashed on the cusp of me. But I take the burns and watch the gray matter … Continue reading Part 2: Smoking Words

Hard To Break

Photo by Lopsan on Pexels.com Thousands of miles separate distant hearts A space that missed and longed for you Is within arm's reach but still so far away Arguments, tense conversations, childhood trauma and broken dreams Left us hurt but speechless How can a soul piece together pressure and stress that it can't comprehend? Years … Continue reading Hard To Break

I’m Sorry Kind Of…

Photo by Matej on Pexels.com I'm Sorry Kind Of... I'm sorry Sometimes, I can't find the right words to say Tripping and falling over vowels As though peanut butter clung to the roof of my mouth Failing to describe the intricacies of my day I wrestle with utter confusion Until the night fades away But … Continue reading I’m Sorry Kind Of…