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Poem / Romance

March 12, 2018

Reads: 53

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

How much can I love you when I can’t have you in these arms, when you’re not mine alone…or even when we’re together? Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 12, 2018

Reads: 51

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

You’re not sleeping, and you’re not dreaming You’re staying up thinking too much about a tomorrow that just won’t go away…that just won’t stop breaking in the windows you’ve shuttered so tightly against the light... Read More

Poem / Romance

March 05, 2018

Reads: 65

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Hold me as I am, and love me as you are; I want to see that bitter face you hide so well behind a smile... Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 05, 2018

Reads: 57

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

When we start to make sense again, I’ll leave…but not while my head is slipping off my neck, not while my heart is hammering through my ribs, and not while my stomach is tied in such pretty little knots… Read More

Poem / Romance

February 06, 2018

Reads: 59

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Covered up your rainy day smile, with a kiss that will burn, that will last you a while... Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 06, 2018

Reads: 64

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I snuck out and lost myself—like a pair of glass slippers hurting my toes... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2018

Reads: 69

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I got what I wanted, just like I planned…and it was wonderful, and I was happy... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 30, 2018

Reads: 76

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

It is an easy thing to forget to remember…when it wasn’t there from the start, and it was acquired more through strenuous efforts, than any such romantic spontaneity one would fondly speak of... Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 22, 2018

Reads: 47

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

At the center of it all is where the story begins… Read More

Poem / Romance

January 22, 2018

Reads: 61

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Were you living before, or had you died already? Could they not identify the body until you stopped moving, or was your smile so compelling? Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 15, 2018

Reads: 75

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: 80

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: 43

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: 91

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: 99

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: 95

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: 102

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: 109

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: 84

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: 51

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: 43

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: 74

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: 62

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: 86

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: 102

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: 138

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: 122

Comments: 2

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

Reads: 100

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In the space between these lines, I’ve been digging up my heart... Read More

Poem / Poetry

September 25, 2017

Reads: 111

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
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