How?

I don’t blame you, I blame me, For fantasising about tomorrow, In a relationship that didn’t deserve to see today. For dreaming about what could be, Convincing myself that drunken words came straight from the soul, Knowing full well that nothing strengthened my lies like liquor, And my creativity reached its peak after a drag …

Back Home.

It’s easy to forget, With the wind in your hair And the unfamiliar taste of beer. With music and laughter and vibes, It’s easy to forget your fears, The reason your soul cries, And bleeds and hurts. It’s the alcohol telling you lies Like you’ll be okay, Because it was never that deep. But you …

Desensitised.

I close my eyes so my body can feel, Shut my heart so my mind can process, Bitter truths my stomach cannot digest. If this wasn’t me, it would be someone else, Somewhere else, maybe something else. So I draw the blinds shut and kill the switches, It’s impossible to think while engulfing all these …

Hiatus.

Where do I even start? First of all, happy April Fools day if that is even a thing. What’s going on in your life? I bet you’re wondering what’s going on in mine. I would love to tell you but I legit have no idea at this point in time. Let’s begin by addressing the …

In Retrospect.

You transformed me into a storehouse, For the love you so generously bathed me in. The support and care, On the days I was unaware, Of the greatness planted within. You fed me, constantly, With the positivity my soul was deprived of, The encouragement my spirit longed for. A little at a time but the …

Reluctant.

I don’t want to write Or sing or read Don’t want to create Yet another piece or poetry. Not one of love Or lust or affection Not while I crave Your undivided attention. I don’t want to feel Or long for or need Temporary moment of comfort A blessing and a curse indeed. A.

Bystander.

You've forgotten how to be strong and I've been there, I've been here, I've been everywhere in between strong and weak, Victory and defeat, The will to live and a deep longing for death to open up her arms and embrace me. So I understand, The sudden rush of emotions. You’re not sad, you’re just …