Saplings stretch tenderly within me. Roots connect two hearts.
We span seasons,
fruitful and loving...Read More
Hot cheeked, and warm hearted I think of kisses in the dark
Hands under sheets - wanted.
Hair and limbs together, well apart...Read More
I spent nearly three years with someone who took every chance to manipulate me. I was given lectures on pieces of my personality, and told to write lists of my wrongs -- Things like: "[He] says that I washed the dishes in the wrong order... *list correct order*", "[He, and his parents] say I need to speak more succinctly. Don't talk unless very meaningful". The lists infiltrated my personal writing, and over time, I began to hate writing anything. I felt so alone. I was told my friends were vapid and annoying -- I was isolated...Read More
Let me breathe heartache and let me sigh pain.
Raise my voice and clear
the room of clustered chatter...Read More