Beautiful Nightmare

Her head fit perfectly in the nook of his neck His arms wrapped around her, holding her close in his embrace They were running out of time They were hanging on a tightrope, losing everything that once held them close Life was catching up sooner than they imagined The pages of the book turned all…

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Sunrise sunset

She wanted to watch the sun rise, he escaped as it set He held her close on her darkest days He gave her hope that she could find love again She laughed again, out loud, for the first time in years For he held her close on her darkest days He held her close on…

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Current status: It’s complicated

…but it’s not what you think. Who was I? What did I want? What did I stand for? Nothing. Nothing. Nothing. The cold sweats started slowly and got more frequent over time – something within me wasn’t at peace. Has that ever happened to you? Random meltdowns where you question everything? Your friends and family,…

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Death matters

Growing up, I was terrified of death. I hated the thought of lying still in a box while the world went on without me. I feared losing someone and wondered what it meant to be dead. As a practicing Catholic, you wonder, do you go straight to heaven or hell? Is there no after life at all? As you grow up you simply…wonder.

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Lose it all

We try so hard to be the best version of ourselves For the world, for others we think are our world We give what they want, we give it our all And in trying to create this perfect bubble We lose the person that matters most through it all We lose purpose, we lose love…we lose ourselves.

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Candle in the wind

She stared out of her window Hoping to see his pretty face But hiding beneath the shadows Were empty promises and malaise She longed for hope, for love, for him But all she could hear in that moment Were unanswered telephone rings And the words in her mind, unspoken She stared out of her window Pages of her…

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The Other Woman

You see the way he looks at her You stand there as they dance You watch him watch her You burn in their romance You will never be her You will never be her You will never be her Voices still echo in your head You lay in the shadows of your own despair With an empty feeling in…

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Adele

“Hello, it’s me I was wondering if after all these years You’d like to meet, to go over everything They say that time’s supposed to heal ya But I ain’t done much healing“ Last week, my friends and I were talking about Adele and her last record. It had been so long, we even debated over…

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