Color My Bones

I’m not afraid of the journey.The fight or the struggle. For you,I would survive the desert dawn,The heat and the fire. Because you numbed my brain,When the memories were tooOverwhelming. And you kissed my scarsWhen I couldn’t look in mirror. You helped me escapeMy nightmare road,That was terrifying andUnending. I’ve loved the darkestParts of you.Continue reading “Color My Bones”

Fragile Beauty

I am under no midnight illusions.For I know where my heart lies. It doesn’t lie in the sunlightOr in a valley of lilies. There are no pretty princesFor caged princesses here. There’s dangerAnd wickedness. There’s wintry nightsAnd summer shade. Because I am sin,Cloaked in mulberry twilight. I am despair,Dressed in delicateDahlias. I have been weakAndContinue reading “Fragile Beauty”

Too Sad to Cry

I press playAnd the songFills the air. I close my eyesAnd I hear her quivering voiceSet lyrics to my memories. The stirring melody mixed with theLavender and rose incenseWafting through my room,Bring all of my emotionsTo the forefront. But just like she,“I’m too sad to cry.” Lost moments floodMy mind;Images of you and IAnd blissfulContinue reading “Too Sad to Cry”