To a graceful exit

I cannot stay for you are my suffering and my body yearns for the light. So I give thanks for your expired guidance. Say goodbye my love, to this distorted reflection. And I move on with the graceful speed of a hummingbird. Gone before you take my hand, jailing me here forever.

Failure

Failure burns in my gut, seeps into my blood, circulates through my veins. No matter the voices I control in my head, I am surrounded, a standoff, and failure came prepared guns blazing, yet here I stand with only a knife. Useless hiding, for my reflection is always waiting.