You are where I'm from You are the soil in which my roots find purchase I grow because of you And even when you do not care for me I grow in spite of you Beautiful. Strong. Resilient. And yet, you are a part of me My Earth. My Home. You are my sanctuary You [...]
I Laugh, Alone Do you remember when Dot dot dot I fill in the blanks Left to laugh alone The smile on my face is for both of us But only I understand its sadness Yours is a plastic smile A mask It cuts deep to see you try Even deeper [...]
My Dear Sweet Briar, Lately, I can seem to get you off my mind. I have been dreaming of you. Bittersweet dreams. Dreams that, at times, drape around my shoulders like a thick blanket. Warm and heavy, I find them comforting. It is in those times that I forget. I forget what it took to [...]
Oh! November...you snuck up on me.
Solitude and independence have brought me here Alone Along the way, no questions were asked Not one And here we stand, at the edge of the cliff All the conversations we should have had pressed into this moment It is unfair to put this on me We have had a lifetime to address it You [...]
Summer of 2018 Memories that will last a lifetime.
Dear Briar, It's raining again today and it mirrors how my heart aches. I could not get you off my mind this weekend. Nothing could distract me. And I tried. I really did. I tried to watch television, to sleep. I even tended the garden. But you were there. In everything. Every bloom, every character. [...]
I may have an affinity for songs about stars
And it isn't even his birthday!
I know that we haven't spoken in a while, but I thought it would be best to have a bit of distance between us. I thought it would help with the pain. I thought I could start to forget. That was foolish and I apologize. You are part of me. You always will be. Recently, [...]