Just Afraid.

You try to be the best I’ve ever had, But that doesn’t take much effort. You don’t know that, And I’ll never mention it. Not my experience with abuse, Not the insecurities bound to oxygen, flowing through my veins. I’m afraid you’ll be inspired, Afraid you’d come up with new methods of breaking my heart, …

You Write Because You Can’t Speak.

Have you ever had so much to say, You settle for silence? Because your hearts is too full, And your thoughts too complex, To relay on to the simple minded. And so, the weight of your words, Rest heavy on your tongue. It’s impossible to lift. Impossible to speak. You are hushed by your own …

Solitude.

Solitude doesn’t ask what’s wrong, She lets me be. She doesn’t reach out, Or hold me when I’m down. When emotions get the better of me, And I’m left in a puddle of my never ending tears, I don’t feel solitude looking at me through pitiful eyes. She doesn’t pat my back like they do …

These Nights

There are nights where I fall, Back into a state of depression. On those nights, I can barely crawl, Because I am crippled by my own transgression, Judged by weak bodies of power who have no real jurisdiction, Only knocking you down so it looks like they are standing tall. But before I receive my …