For Travis

In but a fleeting moment, I caught a breath of the freshest air– a glimpse of a vibrant creation. Tragic its light was so brutally extinguished. With my own eyes, I saw it. Alas, this broken soul could not touch its warmth. These restraints held too strong. * From my poetry book Restless Reflections

Entice

So good on the surface does the warmth feel as it beckons to the bloom. The perfect ruse. Entice the flower’s soul just enough to open it up, then choke it with an icy breath until it shrivels. Magnificent. *from my poetry book, Restless Reflections.

Field of Despair

As the light began to fade, she found herself standing in a tall grassy field with shadows looming over the horizon. The gentle breeze played with her hair as she listened to the sound of the cicadas drown out her thoughts. She wasn’t sure why she was there. She wasn’t even sure how she had... Continue Reading →

Looking Back

He was never that guy that made my nerves implode His eyes were like oceans that hold endless horizons. He was a sunny day, and I once soaked in his rays A safe and warm home that I once called my own. He never made me lose any sleep. He never made my appetite weak.... Continue Reading →

Love, Not Like

Sure, I love you. But that’s no reason for you to boast. Because that doesn’t mean I like you. Not even close. I don’t like anyone I love. Should you ask me why, then I’ll show you my scars the others have made Then I’ll show you the ones that came from your blade. Featured... Continue Reading →

Pearl

I once found a majestic pearl on the shoreline. But alas, though I treasured it so, I carelessly dropped it in the ocean while sailing one day. Many sunsets have since passed, and I still have yet to forget its beauty. And while I yearn to hold it in my hand once more, I know... Continue Reading →

Time and Glass

It seems that time takes every second of our lives and encases it in a coat of glass. We can still see it, but we can no longer touch it. Once the glass shatters, that memory is forgotten and ceases to exist. It all seems so unreal to look back on memories. To think that... Continue Reading →

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