She gives you something that you will have forever Like a good teacher- the kind you get when you’re young. She leaves you With lingering wonder And a love you’ve only ever read about. She holds you with her kind eyes Cradling your head with soft hands And she is always cold But you would … Continue reading Lingering Wonder
New Heartbreak. Same Pit.
This love taught me heartbreak in the realist sense. It’s not that I lost you or even wronged you, It’s that the circumstance we fell upon Gives me that pit in my stomach. The kind of pit that grows relentlessly, The kind of pit that sticks around. And the worst part of all of it, … Continue reading New Heartbreak. Same Pit.
Before I met you I didn't know why the Sun rose I didn't know how something that bright Could be chasing anything. Then I met you, And when I looked at you I started to shine And it was only then that I understood. I suddenly understood Everything. I saw the Sun rise and shine … Continue reading Chasing You
She rolls over Touches my torso with eyes closed She reminds me then of the tulip And I couldn’t tell you why, But I trust her. She moves with grace and ease Convincing me to share something. She tells me not to be quiet But I still have trouble standing When it’s light out. I … Continue reading Skin
She took his breath away then And it took everything in him not to run away with her He looked at that girl and saw his future He saw galaxies in her eyes And a world he wanted to rule with her He saw love And peace And he couldn't help but smile. That's all … Continue reading Seeing Galaxies
Moments of Giving Up
It is easy to love you When the sun is shining And I have Hillsong in my ears. But when there's hate in their eyes And the tests all come back positive, My flame dims And my heart breaks And the last thing I want to be Is a teacher Or a minister Or the change … Continue reading Moments of Giving Up
Drama: An Artifact
I have observed you creating drama In order to make things appear interesting But drama does not make things interesting It makes things dramatic I hope you learn that things do not need to be dramatic To be interesting Nor do things need to be interesting at all You have been struggling with difference For … Continue reading Drama: An Artifact
I Will Never Find Love Again
I will never find love again I will never find love again. The first time I met her was in Tara: A big eyed beauty with butterfly clips in her hair. I met her on the playground and saw youth in her eyes. We fell in love on the blacktop Sewing together words with chalk … Continue reading I Will Never Find Love Again
The Man I Never Knew
The first time I was reminded of the man I never knew was in the 4th grade At a soccer game On a Saturday I saw a butterfly. I quit indoor soccer after that Because outdoor sports had more butterflies. Whenever I meet a new dog I feel the man I never knew watching me … Continue reading The Man I Never Knew