Thursday, December 1, 2022

Scars of love

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I just want to be loved. A phrase that I’ve said way too many times. But what does love really mean? Does it mean... That look you get from your man across the way or all the snuggles your pet gives you when you come...

Dear Eyes

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Dear Eyes,I should have sheltered youfrom the things that seemed unseen,and I should have listened to you more. But god help me if it was not also youwho showed me the ways of sin,and pointed my attentionto a place where a heart does not belong. I...

Dear Lungs

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Dear Lungs,I’m sorry for being caught upin the endless search for numbness.I have forgotten that it was you, above all,that let the holy breath enter my soul. I hope you remember the times,where balloons seemed to magically expand,as I whispered onto you,The smoke now drowns...

A life without colour

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My vision is only of gray. “The world is a rainbow;” I know this for sure. I’ve heard of the magnificent shades of human emotion. I’ve seen them for myself, but I do not see in colour anymore. I live within a personal orbit of dullness and nothing...

Enlightenment Part I: The Question

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On top of the green, infinite mountains stands a man no older than eternity, talking to nature as the soft whispers of the wind echo in his ears: telling him of a time before man, when nature ruled in harmony around the globe. ...

Waves

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it comes at night, after soft, gruelling days. like a tidal wave, it rises and crashes over me: dragging me under. the current is much too strong for me to fight. so I will drown, until somebody saves me.

The Talk

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On the days dedicated to casting a lightonto those living in debilitating darkness,we have chosen to shine it onto ourselvesand while we bask in a thawing glow,those who need it the most,go another eternity without light. It is in this darkness that theskeletal remains of...

Dear older generations

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We, younger people are trying to fix your mistakes yet you disregard us, cough in our faces and say "well sorry you are sick but there’s nothing I can do about it".  It worries us that our lives are being negatively affected and nobody...

Plywood and Duct Tape: Part II

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It hit me full blast In an instant, Crack I fell It poured over me, Rushing and coursing. The hallucinations started to laugh as they took a fuller form, “Really?” One mocked. “You didn’t know what we were, Who we were?” I could...

Night & Darkness

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While the night beckons me to her breast, I push myself into it and suck thick darkness into me. Fill the body with void, conduit numbness, paralyzed thoughts,  shed color, & embrace silence. Still the vestiges of light were waving around my corner. I cut my ears, pluck my eyes, stitch my mouth and...