Fragile

You see me naked Your eyes widen as I don’t match the image Concocted in your head Whimsical of the feel As your hand grazes The stretch marks that I fought hard to erase My skin hangs low in Places some to remind Of the times when I Wished to be thin “Be gentle withContinue reading “Fragile”

that kind of night

I’m lying awakeStaring at the fan overheadTrying to fathomThe differenceBetween the bladesAnd my mindFor both seem to beSpinningLike a tornadoUnstoppable and unkind I find myselfPonderingAt the oddest thoughtMy eyes if openSee perhaps darkerThan if shut tight There’s thoughtsI’ve put offIn the hopes that theyDisappearAnd dreams born in my mindI have embracedIn the hopes that theyComeContinue reading “that kind of night”

The Anti-Romance

Don’t read aheadif you’re inclined toromance and love storiesand if you do thendon’t hold it against me. CigarettesInTheSand Fairy tales begin withOnce upon a timeBallads usually haveA synchronised rhymeRom-coms are madeFor you to smileShed a few tearsAnd live in denial Poetry is the stuffWe can’t verbaliseChapters are full ofWords stitched rightBooks tell storiesWith added spiceRomanceContinue reading “The Anti-Romance”