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 with […]

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 theyCome […]

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 spiceRomance […]

Alone

“Think of this way – it’s honest but it’s cruel – if you can’t be alone with yourself, then why expect anyone else to?” Why does it seem to be such a tedious chore For humans to be left alone with their thoughts? Are we afraid that on some primal levelWe have lost the inability […]