I still remember Albert. He was an aged tree. I was a young leaf, blowing over his land. We met once; I sat across from him, heartbroken, torn, seeking answers: Tell me where to go. Tell me who I should be. Tell me who I will meet. And so, Albert asked me: … Continue reading Albert
I walked between one, two, three rows, and found my way out that door, on the last day of biased lessons, and too many favorites. I skipped the celebration - no need to fake happiness amongst empty shells. I found another podium, one far away from these halls that trapped me here for 365 days. … Continue reading Painters and Love Rhymers
I am not perfect - in fact, far from it. Nor am I at all strict - too delicate for it. Yet, not enough to enter heaven's doors, nor worthy enough to walk on your humble floors. Will you forgive me, for everything I can admit to now, freely? I was a ball of fire, … Continue reading Forgive Me
Walk out the door, take my heart with you, while you choose - right or left? I turn back, I look at your empty spot; stark and engulfing. I wonder - right or left? Your right is a great path; one you have treaded for two years, carving your matching initials along the way. She … Continue reading Right or Left?
I am not a perfect rose; I am not pristine glass; I am not a white page; I am not April's favorite day. My thorns will cut you deep; my glass will break your reach, yet, my heart is open for you to enter as you please. My list of errors runs long - it … Continue reading Monday’s Mistake
I choose to be gentle with my heart; bold, when the time is right. I choose to be in the present with others, or far away, alone, when I desire. I choose to like little things ignored: watching his lights come near, counting his steps to my seat. I chose to follow him, even when … Continue reading I Choose
Stargazer, tell me what you see when you look up from your balcony. Do you see the brightest three? Stargazer, I look up and wonder. I came to find you unexpectedly, yet so easily, like the first starlight at eve's dusk. Stargazer, tell me what you remember? Separation is cruel, yes, but distance will not … Continue reading Stargazer