Water pelts into the skin of my hip as I lay curled on the shower floor. Water trapped where my body meets the edges of the tub ebbs and flows over my cheek as it gently rises; a stark contrast to the sting of hot water as the shower beats down on me. I can't move. … Continue reading Shower Floor
I Still Exist
I used to know you, the look in your eyes. You looked strong, like an angel that saw too much for words. So, instead I cried, at the beauty in those grey eyes. The world never so bright. I know you were here. I feel the shadow of you, ghosting through my veins. Your voice firm, … Continue reading I Still Exist
Who Are You?
I was scrolling down Facebook, and seeing all these quotes about life and love from people and started to post the ones that hit me within the first seconds of reading them and then I stopped. And I looked. Truly looked. Looked at the words that penalized, or justified actions. That said yes, hurting … Continue reading Who Are You?
The Sound I Left
The person against my side isn't you, the beating in my chest hits that sour note as I watch you laughing as if everything is okay, but the music is wrong, has been for days. I remember our tune well, but what was once so clear and full, feels now more of a tolling of … Continue reading The Sound I Left