Everyone you know will live for forever. They will grow up. They will fall in love. They will live a full and happy life. No one you love will ever die. This was a fact right up until you proved me wrong. We all have titles that we carry. Ones that declare what we are … Continue reading Every 7 Years
Our story is religious. That is to say that having you inside me is like faith. It’s believing in what I cannot see. It’s believing that I am a mountain. I am the keeper of the summit you’ve been longing to scale. I am the expedition you’ve dreamt of. I am the impossible goal. By … Continue reading Mountains of Faith
These words are made out of scraps of paper. Fragmented ideas stuck to a steering wheel that I am not in control of. There's a chemical imbalance in the driver's seat and I believe she is about to go off roading I exist in a bracket. In the space between Adderall and Lamotrigine. I … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Stability
The end of a relationship is not like breaking apart. It is closing a wound. Not picking at scabs but, pulling at stitches. Stitches from the physical removal of I from us. I am in postoperative care. I still don’t refer to us in past tense. Not without forcing it out. The words … Continue reading Recovery
Sit. Stay. Be loyal. Be faithful. Wait for me. I'm coming over later. (Sit) No, I can't make it tonight. (Stay) I love you so much. (Be loyal) Forever and always. (Be faithful) I’m going out tonight, but tomorrow? (Wait for me) I am tied up to a post that stands outside of your life. When we play … Continue reading Stray Dog
Far, far away in a long lost distant galaxy of another time and dimension... … Continue reading Generation Why?
My friends would say “Hey come out with us tonight!” And I would say, Oh I can’t. I’ve got plans with my boyfriend tonight. But next time! Oh, I can’t. He couldn’t make it last night so he’s coming over tonight. But I’ll be there next time. Or I can’t, he rescheduled again. He says … Continue reading I Can’t