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

Looking For Reasons

Photo by Ono Kosuki on Pexels.com The reasons we trust are varied and few in-betweenOvercoming feelings of isolation and heart breakFor a tomorrow that shines brighter than yesterdayYou are blue sky to me The moving white clouds of hopeful ecstasyYou are the warm falling rain on worn rooftops Thoughts of you bleed into my dreams … Continue reading Looking For Reasons

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

Growing Vines

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Whisper in a willing ear Like a blood thirsty mosquito sweet talking Tell a sensitive soul everything it ever wanted to hear Listen to us now joking and sharing the gift of conversation Believing in happiness planted with words That sprouted into floating hope It hangs in the air Clings … Continue reading Growing Vines

Trust You

Photo by Filipe Delgado on Pexels.com You did it again. Managing to make me smile through the shadow of night. Talking of unconditional love and moonlight walks. Holding my hand when the steps seem uncertain. Speaking words of encouragement to me when my day is long. And hanging out when all is well. You know … Continue reading Trust You