Ramblings from my Rooftop

i knew who i was at 13 when my solitude poured ink onto paper magic words that kept manic monsters at bay. olive skinned and bright smiles wanting but never yearning. he said i had a spark that drew the bees in droves with a barely there smirk that kept them trying. i knew i […]

I’m sorry I couldn’t reply.

When we broke up, I wrote you a long ass letter. A letter full of cliches and funnies and me trying to make light of you breaking my heart. The night I left, you held me in your arms for one last time and danced with me. The perfect everything I wanted. You held me as […]

accidentally in love?

how do you know when it’s love? is it from the quickening of heartbeats? skin tingling as his fingers brush yours? the desperate yearning to constantly be talking to this person? the idea of what we could be? the dream of what it is?  how do i know it’s love? as i embrace this new […]

we could pretend like there’s no world outside

our worlds pass in blinks of colour, interspersed with lines of black. ink upon skin; the way your drawing lingers. memories.  today, you wrote me a flurry of texts and i couldn’t respond.  the callousness of our souls is a dramatic reminder of what we once had. you and i are on par. he was, she […]

an open letter to Taylor Swift: you kinda, sorta played a hand in destroying my self respect

The first song of yours I’d ever heard was Teardrops on my Guitar. I was 14 and suffering from my first heartbreak and you crooned the words like you took them from my soul, and I believed the words you sang because you were beautiful, and you were everything I wanted to be and you […]

how to be the sort of person someone could love

i never saw you coming.and i’ll never be the same.but this life is waitingand i’m wild with longingthis is a real escapeand maybe this is fatei’m in a falling agefalling from my faithless stage i want to settle down into the pages of a book and disappear into the ink so that my life is […]