Facing Mortality

I feel my own mortality when I hear your voice getting frail on an off day I remember when it used to boom When your anger would send your fists and feet flying through doors When you’d drive like a maniac and my knuckles would go white as I clung on You were a force … Continue reading Facing Mortality

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Happy New Year

I've traveled around collecting ghosts all my life As if I didn't have enough on my shoulders I chose to carry every person that ever left a mark on me Down familiar streets and train stations where nostalgia swallows me whole From now on I will try to take only lessons from them Rather than … Continue reading Happy New Year

A Suppressed Woman is Dangerous

I see you watching me When I instinctively swish my hips to a song on the radio  Or laugh at a joke you didn't tell me You're worried  You're insecure You should be You've earned it Because you spent so long trying to convince me I wasn't magic That now I'm bursting with it