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Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2018

Reads: 30

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Go through the motions—something must move you somewhere, nearer to the feeling you forgot, could no longer absorb through your fingertips... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 06, 2018

Reads: 48

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

But it wasn’t so easy…to just go away; no it wasn’t so easy, to slip away through the open door... Read More

Poem / Romance

January 06, 2018

Reads: 20

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When I think of you, something sweet comes to mind, and my mouth starts to grin, and my teeth gleam and grind... Read More

Poem / Romance

December 18, 2017

Reads: 60

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I don’t want to hold you…I just want to feel you, to know you are still there…are still here... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 18, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Who loves you? Who do you love?—Are they really so different? Are they almost the same? Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Beautiful woman, amazed by her ugliness, amplified by the hateful, jealous shades of blackness, gnawing at the core of the light in her gaze... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 11, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I’m looking for you over my shoulder; I’m feeling you all under my skin You’re sticking to the corner of my eye, and I can’t help that I’m focusing in.... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Let us censor their minds—tell them what to think, tell them what to dream, tell them what to be... Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 04, 2017

Reads: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The weak me would only reach out for love, expecting a handout with no effort made... Read More

Poem / Romance

November 27, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This time—wanna be loved right, wanna be held tight, until I just can’t run anymore... Read More

Poem / Romance

November 27, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Heels clicking, clicking on the floor, make me want you more and more; lips stretched so lazy upon your face, stop my heart and make it race... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 13, 2017

Reads: 14

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Said I wouldn’t do this anymore…said I couldn’t feel this anymore Said so many things now, I’ve broken a record for repetition... Read More
We’re good for each other, you and I—the spider and the butterfly... Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 06, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Goodbye…comes like the rain; it’s sudden, but not unexpected, not unforeseen in the gray patterned sky... Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

If I hold this pencil long enough, eventually the words will come…like an old friend at the station, searching for a welcome home... Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 09, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Because you’re unsure—you’re staring; though the truth, like a light, is glaring... Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 02, 2017

Reads: 77

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I was in a dark place…for a time I don’t wish to recall, but I can’t force myself to omit Read More

Poem / Romance

October 02, 2017

Reads: 54

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I want to remember…you, not who you claim to be, not who they think you are, but you—the one to whom I said, “I love” Read More
In the space between these lines, I’ve been digging up my heart... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

She was a dreamer—that was the problem; she loved the clouds more than she ever loved him... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is but a prelude for the wretched end of me; mine eyes have seen the light extinguished by a breath, never meant to have been released in such fashion, in such way... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 18, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I caught you like a fever and was delirious, way back when... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 11, 2017

Reads: 55

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Often…when I can’t see you, when I can’t feel you, when I can’t find you…madness visits me, and I begin flirting with the desire to lock you away somewhere you cannot escape from... Read More

Poem / Romance

September 11, 2017

Reads: 56

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Love you—I do not; you’re everything I resent, alien to myself, and so…despicable... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2017

Reads: 54

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

And I’ve seen beauty…incomparable, magnificent, breathtakingly splendid, laid out in front of these eyes—these hungry, hungry eyes…to be worshipped and revered... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 05, 2017

Reads: 51

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I won’t tell you it’s alright, I won’t tell you its all good, because it’s not…and we both know it; but it’s over just for now... Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 28, 2017

Reads: 69

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It’s funny…it’s your tragedy, but it’s funny to somebody else; somebody safe, somebody smiling, somebody sheltered, somebody laughing... Read More

Reads: 65

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I could have you at any time; I simply must choose when to make the steal You aren’t theirs—you never were, and I have the right to stake my claim... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 21, 2017

Reads: 55

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

She wins by default; she gets you automatically, while I struggle to break the barriers barring me from your heart... Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 21, 2017

Reads: 74

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes I am dreaming, and I realize I am awake... Read More
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