Poem: Edgy – 06/08/20

She’s the edgiest girl you’ll ever see. She pricks holes through your arguments with safety pins, rules over cool, college beauty queens, wipes away their contrivances, their classroom lipstick, swipes off their need to impress, she’s willing to pass any test, she is a rebel with a cause, do you know what I mean? She [...]

Poem: Overwhelm – 03/08/20

I wish I could write of beauty and wonder, and perfection, if it existed, but I don’t believe I have it within me, my words come out as harsh and grating.   Instead, my confessionals are here to behold, laid out upon the table, endless pages scattered, ink haphazardly scrawled.   Some stains are crimson, [...]

Poem: Relocation – 30/07/20

Sometimes it’s positive to relocate, a subtle change of scene, a change of pace, being stagnant, stuck in the same room, same world for so long, it can drive me around the bend, four walls enclosing on me because   they can do so with the slipperiest of ease, despite my view from above, the [...]

Poem: Flawless? – 27/07/20

Flawless, how can I feel flawless when beneath the spotted mirror my reflection barely lurks? Flawless, how can I feel perfect when my heart is blotchy like Grandma’s inky, moody pearls?   A broken smile, a set of hounded eyes reflect back at me, finding a perfect circumstance? Tell me this: does perfection truly exist? [...]