Room 203

The cold metal in my mouth felt uncomfortable, and scarier than I’d imagined. My heart beat faster as my finger teased the trigger. This is what I needed to do, I couldn’t back out now. There was no hope for me anymore, my life was a never ending abyss of tragedy and sadness. My body … More Room 203

Goodbye

I see you now for what you are and that is small and weak and pitiful. I will always cherish the lessons you taught me and I will always thank you for the strength you gave me. You stripped me of my worth and my dignity and it created the power and the resilience I … More Goodbye

Monster

It stormed ferociously the night you left. Thunder shook the house and lightning lit the shadows while darkness covered the time in-between. The power was out and did not return until 3:05 AM. The rain roared down, destroying everything in it’s path as it drowned the streets and uprooted the trees. I was upset because … More Monster

The Fire

Your throat is raw and the words come out cracked Your hands are numb and shaky as you reach for their ghost Your cheeks are streaked hot with self-inflicted tears No matter how hard you scream and cry they won’t come Because that’s the thing about burning bridges, isn’t it? No matter how many times … More The Fire

Fantasy

When I was little I used to fantasize about living inside the beautiful little painted houses on cheap drugstore cards. I would imagine the smells of the freshly cut grass and the chirping birds singing by the bird bath. How the chimney would curl with wisps of the family fire as a home cooked meal … More Fantasy

Stuck 

For so long after you broke my heart I would not let a soul touch my skin  I was drowning myself in the memory of your touch  Convinced that no one could do it like you  No one could be you  This body was yours and being with someone else felt so wrong  That even … More Stuck