The Box

Searching for security, I stumble upon a box Does this box shelter from a judgmental world? From the painful school of hard knocks I lay wondering, my body unfurled   I say, “this small box will suffice for safety’s sake” As I crawl inside, attempting my role as contortionist The unnatural position leads to bone […]

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Best Friends

Bedtime thoughts: Who is your best friend? Answer: 1. One of you was my best friend when I wanted to cry, but you tried everything you could to make me laugh. 2. One of you was my best friend when I thought I couldn’t dance, but you gave me enough alcohol to believe I could. […]

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The Facade

He sits on a throne, royal and powerful His ego built from fake smiles and fear Publicly treated with respect and dignity Privately ridiculed, and hated He believes power in his position But the people believe in power in numbers He sits on a stage to lift his people up Yet instead he looks down […]

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SAD

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything, but I am sure some of you can relate to the #winter blues. #SAD #poems #poetry

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That Girl is Poison

Uncomfortably comfortable with a social norm Silence becomes her as she refuses to meet his gaze A man-made fallacy passed on from father to son That her resistance is a passive come-hither   The bartender delivers his gift of delusions But at the expense of his own pride A stiff martini diluted only by a […]

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Libra’s Autumn

She sways to the elegant fall of Autumn leaves Nostalgic colors of brown, orange, and green Abhorring wedding season commotion Still basking in the heart-filled emotion Excited by the screams of haunts and thrills And crackling bonfires to warm the chills The cool brisk air leaves her refreshed Paired with fleece and feathered vests The […]

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Green Eyed Monster

When life seems completely unfair And you’re full of despair Be aware of the green eyed monster He’ll persuade you that the grass is greener And change your whole demeanor This is the green eyed monster He’ll convince you that they’ve all got it better Making you bitter with every endeavor The gift of the […]

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