All of my lives

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

A bit of a autobiography, but there's still some living to do.

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Submitted: July 25, 2017

What do you do when you are not born into a family? What do you do when you are born with expectations placed on your shoulder by a p... Read Chapter

Mom This ones for you.

Submitted: July 25, 2017

You are a sunflower. You light up my world. All I ever wanted was to water you and watch you flourish into the beautiful cr... Read Chapter

The boys

Submitted: July 25, 2017

Joshua. I remember the morning you came into this world. I was 5 years old. I woke up earlier than usual, and there you were. Wh... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 25, 2017

I was going to write you a poem, but then I remembered all the poems you didn't write me. All the times my little hand reached up... Read Chapter


Submitted: July 27, 2017

I want to unzip this skin from my nose to my toes. This body is not mine. I want to hang it up and walk away.  I look at... Read Chapter

The Brink

Submitted: July 30, 2017

I am a flower before it's last bloom in the sunrise, and the sentence you say before your last goodbyes. I am the beaut... Read Chapter


Submitted: August 02, 2017

I have a memory. Of you and the sheets. Warmth, and the smell of fresh linens.  I need your help you say. Throws th... Read Chapter

The waves

Submitted: September 05, 2017

My depression comes with waves of uncertainty Where will I go what will become of me I can't wrap my head around the future B... Read Chapter

A walk

Submitted: November 28, 2017

I wanted to see my mother So I went for a walk in the woods I followed the traintracks hoping the ashes we left would still be th... Read Chapter

Bad habits

Submitted: December 03, 2017

My mother has commitment issues To people Places Things We moved every single year of my childhood I can tell you the... Read Chapter

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