doubtful willingness of hope

isolated, conforming to differences reluctantly content. together, similarities desperately yielding. - illusionary beacons of grandeur, they project triumphant maneuvers of purpose masking the plain messes within, struggling to cut through the fog. - permanently changing they become grass shriveling into the ground, cold from paths unwalked trapped in a permanent present. - yet the unfailing … Continue reading doubtful willingness of hope

To My Daughters

i worried i would pass on crooked teeth and a slow metabolism. i never worried i'd pass on the difficulty of understanding feelings. i wished for them to be beautiful and smart. i forgot to wish for them to always feel the love around them. i hoped they'd be athletic like their father. not once … Continue reading To My Daughters

Supplementary Angles

The atmosphere, choking on furor, drowning in melancholy, violently sighed, creating a temporary rift. ... Lost, two parallel lines, traveling on a flawless path tumbled through, cool distance dissipated, as they anchored themselves to each other.  ... Familiar strangers' appointed shortcomings forgotten, transformed into mandatory deficiencies necessary in constructing a greater whole. ... Confident in their metamorphosis, … Continue reading Supplementary Angles

Sweetness

Sweetness. A word he gifted to personify his view. Sweetness. Undertones stealing my entirety, my soul caged with his gift. Blind and deaf, he cared only to see the surface. Ignoring the numbness that whispered from my eyes and mouth. A trinket to admire, pet, put on display. Hunger behind his eyes, he could never … Continue reading Sweetness