You don’t have to pretend

I lay here, by you in this large bed. Beneath the sheets your warm skin presses against mine. That is my doing. The darkness drapes over the room, encompassing both our bodies like the blanket of night sometimes does. You haven’t moved in minutes, long sour minutes that may soon reach an hour. Soft waves…

I still remember…

After someone looks you in the eyes and says that they do not love you, is it hope that causes you to believe they’re lying? Or is it ignorance? Because those 8 letters should never be used in combination with the word “don’t” when it was not present the first time they were whispered. No,…

A Little Overwhelmed

You can pretend like you don’t care. You can say it doesn’t bother you. You can fall and brush off the dirt while you regain your feet, Only to overlook the bloody knee. You can stand so tall, With shoulders broad, And chin held high, Higher than it aught… You can laugh without hesitance, In…

Memories

A wise man’s words once trickled, “God gave us memories that we, might have, roses in December.” The thought that a thought, Can bring life to its likeness past, Causes thought To bear such depths. But there are two doors, an entry and an exit, Though one can double as the other, and the other…

First time

Byron reigned the horses back at the very edge of the riverbank. The carriage rocked to a halt and he turned to face the beautiful woman beside him. He pulled his hand out of her gloved fingers grip, causing her face to fill with concern. But the insecurity lifted quickly as he placed it around…