Like cancer

I think too much

and say to little

most of which is

unforgivable

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Awoken

If I am writing poetry again
please know this;
this is a disquiet pain
keeping me awake at night.
I need you to hear it
something needs to heal it.

Persona

I don’t really know how to-

people.

I don’t understand

why certain things I say

upset them.

Or why

some people behave

the way they do.

I try to find

the best in everyone

and have often been proven wrong.

This is not an excuse

I have a soft heart

and all my actions and words

come from no evil.

I often feel like I haven’t been myself for years-

But isn’t this how all humans feel?

Heartbreak

This will be the first time my heart breaks:
when I open social media
and see that you have chosen her over me.

I didn’t even know she existed.

Strange that only a week ago we were in bed
and you whispered sweet nothings
and made me believe that we were meant to be.

You were the first I let in and you convinced me
for years to come that
I’d never be worthy.