But I didn’t listen

But I didn’t listen

But I didn’t listen love me enough to stay; love me enough to leave. you told me it was silly to dream outside the four walls of your heart. you told me to clip my wings. you lied and said the world won’t accept a girl who follows her passions and strays from reality and [...]

I wish I could be more

I wish I could be more

I wish I could unlock your every secret and mold them to your desires.  I wish I was never born to this body—  tethered to this stubborn flame, waiting for a stray gust of wind  to extinguish me. I wish I was enough to appease the temperance of your gaze. Throaty mornings gazing at the [...]

Invader

Invader

Invader we were all smiles until the truthwas revealed: you were in love with me.it happened so suddenly. you tried to eraseme away. slick thighs and late nights—you chased me from your mind; you never chased your drink because you couldn’t stop thinking about me.me, me, me,images of me consumed you, ate at you, devoured [...]

The Early Nineties

The Early Nineties

The Early Nineties a cracked yolk split between her thighs. she rushed to clean up her shame. yellow stained her hands;yellow stained her child, who was born in a world designed to hate. she pushed the drapes to the side–sunlight filtering through the cracks. dawn announced itself with flamboyance–hints of cinnabar and smoky quartz–and she [...]