Love & Other Short Stories

It’s not that I can’t love you anymore, it’s that I don’t want to. The days trickled into years, unravelling the tapestry of our limbs Casual snippets snipping — snapping — the last threads of us. The future looms, as it does, as it always will. Your tender eyes were a dropped stitch weaving tales of fantasy and love. I guess you wanted a Princess, or some […]


An abecedarian poem. source All my life, I’ve Battled with the Consequences of being an only Daughter. Taught to stay silent, Eclipsed by emotions For a son, constantly belittled. Going through the motions, I ran, Heart pounding, head hurting, Intentionally sidelined, constantly Just shunted and told to Keep it all in. Let it all go, like My […]


Damp coldness blows by with the scent of wildflowers dragging up pieces of past with that single scent i remember blueberries, tossed high into the air, falling gracefully into open mouths, caught. The feeling is stuck inside my chest where the helplessness lies and my breath catches hard swallows won’t dislodge that panicked loneliness: swells […]

grapefruit moon

tom waits, for no one.his voice, an angry mess ofsex and alcoholbrown-beaten by the nostalgic sunand he croons to mechasing winter into summer my thoughts bluster the heat is welcome.i’ve been cold for so longi’ve forgotten the taste offreedom and spiceand everything nice,i used to write poetry, i think i’ve ran too far away now,been running for […]

you rock the magic planes with no abbreviation

voice of a stranger,words of a friend.he spins me into oppositionspulling me in twisted directionsuntil the lull of perfection dimsand i am a frayed notelingering in the wind,body a melting pool of insolencehe tames my harshand gives me words. my nicotine. i thought i traded up for the sunny lines ofabbreviated thoughts,that the boredom of youthwould […]

i wish nothing but the best for you

it’s scary and painful, how much can change within such a short period of time. it’s a hard truth to grasp, in all honesty, i’ve been grappling with it for so long… longer than i can remember. letting go is a lot harder to do than saying it, because sometimes, your mind acknowledges the truth, […]