Monthly Archives: April 2015

You Raped Me

You raped me with your words used metaphors to penetrate me, pounded me relentlessly until I couldn’t walk without leaving a blood trail. Who taught you to make love so cruel? Was it me because I dared to see love … Continue reading

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I’m Tired

I’m tired. Every part of me is tired. Life bares down hard on me while I struggle to get free. I’m tired of having to be so many different people, trying not to exist futilely in other people’s fantasies. I … Continue reading

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Sins of the Father

The sins of the father can never be paid up, as long as the shadows of yesterday continue to hunt today. The sons and daughters will always carry the burdens of the father’s past. While behind the veil of death … Continue reading

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One Second

In just one second breath can leave a body and death can embrace the fullness of a soul. In one second love can dissolve completely and erase years spent waiting, make them vanish like they never even existed. One second … Continue reading

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Silence

Silence trickles between us like a bubbling brook over misshapen stones. I want to bottle them & carry our silences with me wherever I go. The silence tells the story of a love so easy, I can finally breathe & … Continue reading

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TKO

You can only fight for love so many times before it knocks you out, hits you between the eyes. That technical knock out Teddy P sang about. Love keeps knocking you down and you keep jumping right back up, sparring … Continue reading

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She’ll Never Tell

Today’s poem is nowhere near finished, but the goal is to get something down every day. So, here’s the poem for Day 24 of National Poetry Month: She diced up her own soul for him because he devalued her whole … Continue reading

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Trapped

Inspiration is all around the artist; he only needs to be observant in order to tap into that inspiration. Last night I was watching Criminal Minds, the only show I can watch from sun up to sun down. I love … Continue reading

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The Art of Unloving

The Art of Unloving The art of unloving is the most delicate of surgeries. It requires a steady hand & focused determination to spend hours tediously removing the years of built up feelings. Sometimes the harmful nostalgia brings tears and … Continue reading

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He Asked Me to Write a Poem

Here’s the poem for Day 21: He Asked Me to Write a Poem He asked me to write a poem about him as if though writing poems were the key to fulfilling dreams. He thought I’d somehow be able to … Continue reading

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