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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

Poem / Poetry

August 11, 2017

Reads: 57

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Stay in the moment…there are so many things you can’t take away, can’t hold onto, can’t keep with you... Read More

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Game start—get your character straight; decide who you’re supposed to be, and shape yourself within the mold... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 08, 2017

Reads: 40

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Wasn’t like they said it would be, this thing called falling, called giving in... Read More

Reads: 42

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

He’s got the gentleman’s disease, a clean suit and the shoes to match; says things like—the sun rises when you wake, and the stars go swimming in your eyes... Read More

Poem / Romance

August 02, 2017

Reads: 87

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Like a bad taste on my tongue, you linger beyond the scope of my comprehension... Read More

Reads: 72

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I’m not the best you could imagine, but I’m the best you’ll ever have And I know you can’t stand it—and I know you can’t take it... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 28, 2017

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Felt like writing, but it was really purging; felt like speaking, but it was really vomiting…something hurled straight from the heart... Read More

Reads: 68

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I don’t know what to say—it seems I’ve said everything; and now you’re not even listening, and I’ve become…distracted... Read More

Reads: 59

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Predictably, you run to me, when the coast is clear and no one else is near; you expect I will always be right here to clean up your mess, and patch up your pride... Read More

Reads: 86

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Put me in a mood, why don’t you? Torture my conscience, why don’t you? Read More

Reads: 81

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You never wanted me, not really, not ever Only who you thought I was, only who you felt I should be—someone better than the both of us... Read More
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