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Poem / Poetry

July 19, 2018

Reads: 29

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Well that’s not fair…how come you get to have my love when somebody else wants it so much more? Read More

Reads: 22

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Who did you have in mind, when your arms were wrapped around me, when your eyes were seeing through me, when your mouth was whispering softly…? Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 18, 2018

Reads: 25

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I’m living for the minutes gone by on your face; when you say it’s all right, everything feels okay... Read More
I love you most; will you be mine, forever... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 17, 2018

Reads: 29

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A lonely winter feels like you…so cold and empty, it freezes my breath… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2018

Reads: 51

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Name your price and it’s all theirs, to do as they please, to smash it apart… Give them an inkling you’re selling out, and they’ll buy you up till scraps remain... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 14, 2018

Reads: 57

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Showed up on my doorstep, you did…as though you belonged there, and I was just a visitor in your neck of the woods... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 36

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

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

Poem / Poetry

July 08, 2018

Reads: 27

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

There are eggs leaking in my basket case... Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 08, 2018

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

I was listening when you said—we are alike, more than unalike And I thought of the ways it’s true, that we are alike in how we do, and when we do the ways we do Read More

Poem / Romance

March 12, 2018

Reads: 82

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: 77

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: 101

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: 91

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: 78

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: 91

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: 100

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: 105

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: 57

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: 81

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: 99

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: 104

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: 61

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: 116

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: 131

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: 121

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: 130

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: 135

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: 102

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: 70

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
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