Devil’s spawn

You are who the devil sent to tame meLoved the leashes and cuffs,But not for your purposes.I am sorry the cage was too small for me,and everyday a revelation of how farther I move from your vision of me is shown.I cry for me too,but not for why you cry for me.You are who theContinue reading “Devil’s spawn”

Pain’s lover

My bones are lead,a fresh sacrifice on pain’s altarTime is a punisher,laughing at me with its hourly seconds…Hot then frigid,when the door opens and darkness swoops in.Only I feel his breath on my cheek,Like river water caressed by papyrus;Caressing me so,”do you love me so?”My hands are lead,housing fragile skin that breaks at the glazeContinue reading “Pain’s lover”

Mirror

HeyWhy do you have wrinkles?They stretch down,fold your smile…close your eyes…when you smileCan’t look up without that fold between your eyes.You don’t want it anymore?You don’t feel sensual and sexualWhat if like him they go from obsession to indifference?You were pretty once. Now… when you look in the mirror,your face stretches downWhen you look inContinue reading “Mirror”

Felicity

Maybe I will want to replay memories with you,amidst the static and the echoing distanceJust so I can trace myself back to those memories.Will you be okay?Will I be okay? Can I lie on your chest,Pretend I can hear your heart beat and close my eyes?Hold you tight and smell your skinLegs tangled with yours,HeadContinue reading “Felicity”

Rainy Thoughts

Almost like I stopped trying when you stepped,became unfeeling because feeling left me hangingNow I sometimes go to your IG…sometimes your tiktok finds its way to me,and I look at your smile,and how you’ve changed your style…And I look at where you are,How expensively they treat you,How hard you smile,how beautiful makeup looks on you.FridayContinue reading “Rainy Thoughts”

A Mile in Your Shoes

I’d scrutinize addicts confess their relapses,my face passive while I judged them silently,self-righteously thinking,“Oh! What a great tragedy drugs are! How could they bear the devastation of addiction, the humiliation of relapse,the fall from grace”I would never be like them I was sure. Yesterday I was stuck in bed,stuck in a mental loop of tortureContinue reading “A Mile in Your Shoes”

Failed

On this path again I tread alone…Familiar dark feelings embrace me,pointing to forgotten corners and alleys.Their eyes I avoid,afraid of what I’ll see there;their love that I ran from,the darkness and ugliness I felt free from. In a life far from this path,I loved.I found someone I’d be good enough for.Other feelings embraced me,brighter andContinue reading “Failed”

Colour Me Your Love

It was not by the colour of our skin that our love was built,but my blood that sang to the beat of his heart. It was not by the ebony of my skin,that greatly contrasted the cream of his,But by the dancing of our bodies under the moonlight. Nor was it about the onyx ofContinue reading “Colour Me Your Love”