After

How is it so easy? After I’ve given the best of me After I’ve waited and accepted impossible things After I drank my own tears While I strained to trust And learned to keep my eyes open How is an apology as careless as breathing? How long ago did you decide you were leaving? Pardon […]

Recovery

Picking up the pieces That’s just what you do When you recover From the blow Life hurls at you You put up or shut up You bend or you brake Rising early To clear your plate Rehearsing under your breath Every sun set brings a new day Every scar starts to fade

The Native

The Native looked deep into his lover’s eyes With much tender affection Then peered deeper still When suddenly his face went pale Contorting as if terror had stricken his heart He backed away Wagging his head in disbelief Some say the Native went mad And he fled from his love Into the night and was never […]