I Don’t Know Why I’m Sad

(NOT A POEM) If has not been made obvious yet, either through the content and themes of my poetry or the few and scattered journal-like posts, I have depression. I’ve dealt with serious depression since I was roughly fourteen years old. I remember vividly being younger than that – perhaps around ten – and writing […]

Turn Right

Stuck on the highway between a semi and an oversized truck Nothing left on the radio besides the terrible and the so over played it sucks I’m going twenty miles more than I should Though my exit is only five away And it kills me knowing that even though I’ll turn right I could so […]

Glaring Omission

(red curtain) don’t forget we all fall and there’s nothing left at the final call to leave behind or store away because we can apologize some other day i won’t please you you can’t speak to me we don’t understand the language of being softer words than the touch of your tongue and my mouth […]

Under the Skin

(no more) Under my skin You fell so deep Lips like honey Against my skin your kisses seep Dripping like rain On tear soaked diary pages Leave it all to me Running off as the storm rages Left to find solace in empty memories Recalling what you’ve remember a thousand times before It’s time you […]

Dark Skies

I want to know Why the light around us always seems fleeting With every second I stand alone with you I just want to see Why there’s nothing here for me And all that’s left is all I know Two feet standing on the ground, and the pitter patter Of the rain’s melodic fall Drown […]