Category Archives: inspire

Go forth

Go forth, with dignity and optimism with love and kindness with hope. Go forth, knowing that you are strong but can, and will, become stronger, wiser, happier, better. Go forth with star in your eyes, dreams in your head and ambition in your hands. Remember, as much as New Years are known for their “new…

Taupe

I like the way your mouth moves when you lie to me: Mocking the shapes of truth. Your tongue’s best quality Was how it could seduce Me, and tamper with my innards Like a lion playing with his food. I like the way you hold my hand although I know you can’t feel your fingertips-…

Legacy: Goodbyes

Goodbye. Nothing emphasizes your loss of love Or new found hatred than the existence Persistence Of you without me. Selfish I know, I don’t expect you to crumble at the end of us But I didn’t expect for you to cut me away so suddenly Like our need hadn’t yet become habitual. So as I…

Love: An Excerpt from Happiness

Love Love is the bottom of a wine bottle Days after a good party and a bad hangover— Sticky and black. Love is a conniving frienemy That poisons you blind— Forges entrapment for release, For happiness. Love is patient, love is kind, It does not envy, it does not boast, It seduces, it destroys, It…

Bye 

There are songs I stopped listening to, And people I stopped caring about. Names that no longer comfort my tongue or weaken my knees. Faces that are now cold and unfamiliar. Chords that do nothing to my skin or to my heart. Notes that don’t go together and probably never did. Instruments used- like sirens…