When you stare into the mirror Do you see yourself? What do you look like? Do you like you as much as I do? Do your eyes still laugh Even after the memory of his hands on your body rapes you for the millionth time? Your smile. Does it shine? Does the corner of yourContinue reading Do You.
I didn’t understand it. I wondered, Where had she gone? This little girl Who looked so much like me Was smiling. Tapping uniform heels together, Maybe one more time And we’d be transported back home. Transport me back to ‘the before’. Before that bubbled way of living Became cold, Back to the before You fellContinue reading Part II
Here. Ravished, Devoured after our love making. Here, Where limbs seek one another. Where everyday is joy. Is where I wanted to stay with you. [where’d you go]
I didn’t understand And I wondered Where had she gone? This little girl Who looked so much like me Was smiling. Her smile untouched by the realities That growing up blind comes with. Yes. Blind. Didn’t realize we were drowning In untruths, mask so polished, So well made I thought it was my own; UntilContinue reading Part I
When I’m stagnant, Stuck, Held in one place, Forced to be still; It makes me want to crawl out my skin. Unmoving isn’t who I am. [movement]