Your beauty is one that deserves to be cherished. Your beauty is one that pulls its listener in to be studied. You beauty craves to be heard and understood and appreciated; And yet you don’t like attention, or spotlight, or microphones. Your beauty is one that makes people smile, But more than that it teaches … Continue reading To: The Mountain Beauty
I Think About You
I think about the length of the box that you rest in, And the silk that lines it. You hated silky things. I think about how You would have called this coffin “Pissy shit”. I think about your aunt, The gym teacher, And how I knew you Better than she did. I think about death, … Continue reading I Think About You
This is the kind of love that scares people out of bed. You look at me like I have given you something important, And maybe I have, But this is the kind of love that lasts a lifetime. And I never thought I would find you this young, But I did. I’ve been running and … Continue reading Solitary
My great-grandmother used to tell me, That if you caught a falling leaf Before it touched the ground, You could wish on it. She used to say that fall leaves Were God’s way of sending down his wishes. When I was a kid I would spend hours in the yard Trying to catch as many … Continue reading Falling Leaves
Things I Am Afraid Of
You know that feeling after you jump, right before you’re about to land back on your feet? That feeling that you’ve been flying for so long, that earth misses you, that gravity is pulling you back to safety? I’m afraid I’ll lose that someday. I’m afraid that if I get comfortable enough with myself, that … Continue reading Things I Am Afraid Of
Everyday Is Monday
Maybe if I told you, that I can’t shower with my eyes open, That every day is a struggle, That I’m scared of the high school bathroom. Maybe then you would understand. Maybe if I explained why I can’t go swimming, You would stop asking. Maybe I just need to tell you I’m sick, Or … Continue reading Everyday Is Monday
To The Man She Says She Loves Now
In the Summer, she likes vegetarian burritos and Toasted Coconut Fraps. Remember this, because trust me, it is worth her noticing. She falls in love fast but she can only do it for so long. Try to slow her down- you'll thank me later. She says she doesn't like surprises, but she does. Not big … Continue reading To The Man She Says She Loves Now
But now that we are here There is no pain There is no insecurity There is no remembering the past. There is just you And me And Love. And I can see it in your eyes That a part of you is still tense. So let me take it all away Let me eat the … Continue reading “Cupcakes”
Why Can’t I Hate You?
I would kill to make you smile Or to wake up where you are Or to know just for a second What he gets to feel everyday. I would run to the end of God's Earth To get away from this Hell you left me in Or to turn back time to when you loved … Continue reading Why Can’t I Hate You?
I Couldn’t Make You Happy
Your voice brings up memories But never the good ones. Your voice brings me to tears But never the happy kind. And if I could ever see you again I wouldn't know what to say. I know that you love me, I still hear your echos when I awake in the morning. But I won't … Continue reading I Couldn’t Make You Happy