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Poem #367

If you are not here, why should I be?I attached my existence to your presenceand now my life is hanging by a thread. I am not going to jump from a rooftop,but we both know you can have a beating heartand still know what death feels like. You can bait me in with a simple […]

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Poem #366

How many more times will you start over?The wounds of previous failuresare starting to get infected. How many more personalities will you have?How many more roles will you play beforetrying to finally become yourself? You are like a lizard shedding skinand you will end up without more layers,your veins exposed to the world,your insides on […]

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Poem #365

Had I loved you just a little bit lessmaybe I would have less sleepless nightsand would look younger now. Had I loved you just a little bit lessmaybe I wouldn’t be one of thosewho know the feeling of exquisite pain. Had I loved you just a little bit lessmaybe the river of tearswouldn’t have suffocated […]

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Poem #364

If you can’t talk to anyone else,just tell it all to yourself. The secrets and answerswere always in your head. Write until your arm gets tired,fill a blank canvas with color. Express that beautiful messit’s enough if for you it makes sense. Don’t let it pile up, don’t let it drag you down.Scream it all […]

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Poem #363

Put your trust in me.Let me just pull out my needle and thread,stitch you up without causing pain.I will gently take you on a journeyto your self-realization You think this is moving at your pace,but I determined the rhythm.I know you, I watched you, I developeda need to just help you becomethe best you can […]

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Poem #362

When you are your worst enemyhappiness is just a mistake in the code of your existence. It’s fleeting moments of peace and lightthat soon get swallowed by the darkness of your mind. You tell yourself you don’t deserve it.You tell yourself you are not worth it.You are eating yourself alive and youcannot run away from […]

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Poem #361

My skin is a shell hiding the mess inside.My eyes do not give out fear,mi lips do not stretch to smile.When I look unapproachableI get a feeling of safety. If they don’t ask, I won’t have to tell.If they focus on the bitchfacethey won’t see the anxiety clutched aroundmy ankles. I have to drag her […]

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Poem #360

I want to say goodbye to myself.The scared me that has been living in a constant state of losing control.I want to say goodbye to myself, believe in reincarnationbelieve I will come back as someone better. I am done with myself.I always thought my mind was playing a game on meand I came to realize […]

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Poem #359

I started layering clothes to keep away from the cold.It keeps me warm and I can feel the weight of it on me. Don’t worry, they say that soon we will have better weatherso I will just go outside and my skin will be sun-kissed. It will be effortless, warm, I won’t have to ask […]

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Poem #358

Sometimes you want it to be what it was in the beginning.You want to hear “I miss you” and you want the gesturesand you want for someone to go the extra mile for you. You want a love that’s a bit childlish and very spontaneousYou want to discover new things instead of reliving the old.You […]