Fall in love with someone who never makes you feel like you have to pull back.
Shake the crumbs of doubt off the linen and onto the floor.
Then sweep it up with the shards of regret dutifully out of the door.
Pat your pillows, to dust off all the salted tears.
Then wipe the mirror so you may properly see and face your fears.
Drown the tiles in the ocean of your heartbreak and hurt.
With this may the valves of your heart be clean from all the dirt. Continue reading “Clean slate”
There’s no emptiness I know that’s quite like unfulfillment
It leaves your stomach hungry and your chest empty
Your soul a wonderer that doesn’t rest.
So you eat a little more
You smile a little harder and you drink like your father.
Picture: Woman thinking – Etude by fredericforest
I tell you I love you
Not because I want to hear it back
But because I want you to know.
(I wrote this on the 2nd of March 2016. Dealing with and trying to get out of an emotionally abusive-toxic relationship.)
so you beg him not to leave. You bleed,
you claw and your eyes sting with salt.
You have no piece of yourself left.