Florescence

I’m running out of ink Drowning in my sadness Afraid to face myself With no will to live It hurts to breathe Sinking deeper in my own words Cursed with talents Blessed with curves Starving my gifts Drunk at the party Too stoned to feel Went cold turkey I let the pain pierce through my…

Poison

He said I was a smooth criminal I admit I got my way more than once Have you ever been stared down by a man He may as well have been on his knees Looked upon me like I was a goddess He couldn’t believe his eyes Didn’t know what to do with his hands…

Chapter 9.

I heard an elderly woman say “there’s something beautiful in every chapter of our lives” So I began to study yours in mine I thought of what you left behind I thought of what you took Mostly I kept coming up short Like the story was unfinished Like somehow it had diminished Toward the end…

Fade in.

I wanted to burn you down Light your life up into flames My fiery fires from within I couldn’t let him win I wanted to cut you into pieces Left you scrambling for peace Need I remind you… Karma is a thing. Silly peasant, disguised as king She wore the empress new clothes Naive to…